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  1. Oct 2017
    1. Nevertheless, they allcarry out a common practice—that is contributing health information that potentially impactsthe knowledge flow

      This is a really good point - the reasons people use hashtags can be different for different topics. Whereas the example of wikileaks may have been a more diffuse and ad hoc conversation, it makes sense that people would use health related hashtags in a more community based way. It is the difference between tweeting about a current event versus tweeting about an ongoing topic. Definitely a good reason to study this more.

    2. Twitter also facilitates collective actions such as organizingweekly Q&A sessions. For example,#AlzChatis for a live tweet chat that takes place everyMonday on the topic of Alzheimer’s disease. The conversations and joint activities form thecommunity component in CoPs.

      Yes - the weekly chat usage of Twitter is a perfect example of how people use defined and well-known hashtags to create and participate in CoPs

  2. Sep 2016
  3. Jul 2016
    1. own version of the page,

      So this forking is something I've long not grasped from this wiki revival (and the whole git movement). What if the need for consensus has less to do with the need for singular, encyclopedic voice than simply a single page. That is, it's a UI problem more than a content problem.

      Perhaps I need to spend more time in GitHub et al., but generally I don't want to read a bunch of separate takes on a thing. For me, the window of time in which a hashtag is useful for knowledge gathering is quite short. I feel like I would get lost among the forks.

      Part of the reason that I like annotation is that the "fork" of the original content is not too distant and still very much attached to a single page. To me that trail seems cleaner and clearer than duplicating content and starting a new path...

  4. Apr 2016