The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice
APRIL 11, 2019
The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. Social networks on the other hand are online groups of people who are acquainted or connected as friends, business contacts, or colleagues and use social software tools to stay in touch. Members of communities of practice are connected by their shared interest or area of expertise. Read more: The power of the spoken word: including podcasts in training.