Online Community Engagement: Understanding Lurkers

In a time where connection and belonging have never been more essential, online communities have the potential to offer members the remarkable gift of being seen and heard. These virtual spaces, with their vast reach and diverse participants, offer a platform where individuals can share, learn, and engage like never before. However, every community manager will run into the phenomenon of community members showing up but not engaging in the community.  Let's explore some of the dynamics that could be at play.

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if you have members who are in your community looking to learn and they are successfully able to do so without asking any questions then that should be seen as a win!

Never looked at it like that. Still, if the lurkers leave more likes and comments then the community might attract more people who look for a more engaging bunch of people.