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The drawbacks of [[Facebook]] are that:
 
* Some people prefer not to have a Facebook account, fearing that Facebook all too easily becomes a time sink
 
* Some people prefer not to have a Facebook account, fearing that Facebook all too easily becomes a time sink
 
* Facebook admin can decide to delete or suspend someone's account, sometimes for seemingly arbitrary reasons
 
* Facebook admin can decide to delete or suspend someone's account, sometimes for seemingly arbitrary reasons

Revision as of 13:19, 26 March 2016

Online transhumanist communities

Facebook

See List of Facebook groups and Category:Facebook

Slack

Twitter

See Category:Twitter accounts

Meetup

Wikis

See Transhumanist wikis and Category:Wikis

Reddit

See Reddit

Pros and cons of different tools for building a community

Facebook

The drawbacks of Facebook are that:

  • Some people prefer not to have a Facebook account, fearing that Facebook all too easily becomes a time sink
  • Facebook admin can decide to delete or suspend someone's account, sometimes for seemingly arbitrary reasons

The advantages of Facebook are that:

  • It undergoes rapid development, with new features being added regularly - therefore it is feature-rich
  • Facebook puts a high focus on good user experience
  • It is easier to check if a new applicant to join a group has a past online history elsewhere on Facebook which informs a decision whether to accept or reject them.

Significant transhumanist organisations

Significant organizations and groupings within the broad overall transhumanist community include the following:

See also

Advice on community building

The page Community building contains some tips and advice to help local transhumanist groups

  • Get started
  • Grow and have more impact
  • Take advantage of useful tools, processes, and platforms
  • Avoid pitfalls that have slowed down other local groups.

Dates in the year highlighted for special reasons

Transhumanists can take the opportunity of various dates in the year to highlight specific ideas: