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Are you the assh*le? This community will give you an honest answer.

In a flourishing Reddit community each post begins by asking one simple question: Am I the asshole? Am I the Asshole is resolute about giving every person who makes a post a succinct answer as to whether or not they have behaved like an asshole in a
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Reddit partners with Patreon to offer up a special flair, put a focus on creator communities

Attention redditors and patrons, Reddit and Patreon are partnering up. Reddit, the #5 most visited website in the U.S., and Patreon, a growing membership platform for creators, have just announced a partnership that will “offer creators and
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The online seed-swapping communities bringing the internet back to nature

Kelly Lay has been gardening since she was three-years-old.  Now a nursery specialist at a Lowes in central Illinois, Lay has turned her natural gift for gardening into a profession. And in her spare time Lay moderates r/seedswap, a small
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The power of building grassroots communities and support groups

Deepti Doshi, Director of Community Partnerships at Facebook, speaks with five Facebook Community Leaders on why creating dedicated groups for support and friendship on the internet is so important. Read more...More about Facebook, Facebook Groups,
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Asking people to Google their questions about the LGBTQ community is appealing — but risky

If you're a member of the LGBTQ community, chances are you've been asked the same questions over and over. Did someone or something make you gay? What does transgender even mean? Why do there have to be so many pronouns? It's exhausting, especially
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Community rank

You’re probably familiar with class rank. Among all the kids in this high school, compared to everyone else’s GPA, where do you stand? And you’ve heard about sports rank, #1 in the world at tennis or golf or chess. But somehow, we
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Sourcing Through Social Media Communities – How to Bridge the Gap Between Remote Recruiting and the Locality of Your Markets – Part 2

Previously I detailed the justification for adding Facebook as a sourcing method for passive candidates in local markets.  The sheer volume of users and the percentage of time most of them spend using the Facebook provides an abundance of
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Sourcing Through Social Media Communities – How to Bridge the Gap Between Remote Recruiting and the Locality of Your Markets – Part 1

Telecommuting has become incredibly common in the workplace in the last decade, and trends indicate that the number of remote workers will continue to grow. For the talent acquisition profession, this means that sourcing specialists will often not
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LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles

Long-haul truck drivers already face plenty of dangers on the road, but if you also happen to be a gay couple or a trans woman emerging from the cab at a gas station or rest stop, these can potentially expand to discrimination, violence, and hate.
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Synchronize your watches

Time zones are a recent invention. It used to be that local time was different everywhere. Each village had its own high noon. Factories required synchronization, so that workers would all show up at the same time (which probably led to the alarm

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