Third places – where people meet outside of work and home – foster a sense of belonging, particularly for retirees. COVID-19 restrictions shut them down, so can online communities fill the void?
Online workouts can give women support and inspiration. Now they've discovered the benefits, women might be less inclined to return to the gym once restrictions are lifted.
Thousands of community groups have sprung up around the world to help us stay together while we're apart.
Google+ is the latest online community to shut down, forcing users to seek other options. So why are organisations pulling away from user-generated content such as reviews, comments and debates?
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.