Flash forums and forumReader: navigating a new kind of large-scale online discussion
Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '04)
By Kushal Dave, Martin Wattenberg, Michael Muller
Issue Date:November 2004
We describe a popular kind of large, topic-centered, transient discussion, which we term a <i>flash forum</i>. These occur in settings ranging from web-based bulletin boards to corporate intranets, and they display a conversational style distinct f...