Friday, November 30, 2018

2018 PEOPLE: HG: Social Media: Discord may meet some OpenSim needs.


Social Media:  Discord may meet 
some OpenSim (MUVEr) needs.

What Discord can do to replace G+ services.

Networking


Discord--Free Voice and Text Chat for Gamers

Discord attributes

  • Ephemeral: messages not easily found after a  few days
  • Serves ingroup communication
  • Organized as a collection of communities.
  • Works well for informal community discussions.
  • Supports voice
  • Discord is already in use among opensimmers and is considered useful.

Who would be interested in Discord

  • Working groups collaborating on a project. 
  • Reporters and publicists focussing on a particular topic. 
  • Close-knit community needing support for informal chat. 

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Important attributes for OpenSim users

Durability 

  • Ephemeral: not easily found after a  few days
  • Persistent:  easily found after several months 
  • Archived: easily found after several years

Target

  • Ingroup :  Communication within an existing community
  • Outreach:  Communication to people not previously in contact

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