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1.8.10 PeepSo Release

New Release: PeepSo 1.8.10

It’s my great pleasure to announce the immediate availability of PeepSo 1.8.10. The release was delayed for a couple of days which we communicated on our community. We found some issues and decided NOT to release until it’s fixed. Sorry for the delay but we wouldn’t be able to live with ourselves, if we just decided to release something we clearly knew was broken. Everything finally fell into place and I’m happy to be able to make this release. Read more

1.8.9 PeepSo Release

New Release: PeepSo 1.8.9

It’s my great pleasure to announce the immediate availability of PeepSo 1.8.9. This day marks Groups plugins’ birthday. It started out small just with Open groups. Now we have Open, Closed, Secret, Moderators, Group settings, User Management and now adding Group Notifications. Let’s get to it, shall we? Read more

What Can Twitter’s Struggles Teach You About Building A Successful Social Network?

Remember MySpace? It used to be the king of social media, the platform that other social media platforms wanted to be. When Rupert Murdoch bought it for $580 million in 2005, people thought he was crazy. When it reached 300 million members and was valued at $12 billion a couple of years later, it looked like he’d made a fantastic deal. And when News Corp accepted just $35 million for it in 2011, Murdoch’s critics had the last laugh. Read more

Those little figures at the top of the screen and the beeps people receive whenever someone comments, likes or shares their posts are the Internet’s most powerful drug.

The number one activity that motivates engagement

Those little figures at the top of the screen and the beeps people receive whenever someone comments, likes or shares their posts are the Internet’s most powerful drug.

Those little figures at the top of the screen and the beeps people receive whenever someone comments, likes or shares their posts are the Internet’s most powerful drug.

Every successful business has a secret ingredient.

For Coca Cola it’s “7X,” the mystery vegetable extracts that make people believe they’re drinking more than sugar.

For Apple, it’s Jony Ive’s design genius.

And for communities, it’s…

… notifications.

Those little figures at the top of the screen and the beeps people receive whenever someone comments, likes or shares their posts are the Internet’s most powerful drug.

Every time someone interacts with your content, it’s like receiving a round of applause. It’s a smile from a friend you haven’t seen for months, a thumbs-up from someone who thinks you’ve done something cool.

It’s encouragement to keep posting and keep interacting.

When even a simple “like” can trigger a notification, small interactions can have powerful effects on the life of your community. Keep your notifications turned on and you’ll keep people coming back.

That’s all for now! Next time, a tricky topic: policing your community.

Visit our PeepSo community if you’d like to ask us questions about creating communities, or about using PeepSo:

https://www.peepso.com/community/