Shannon Byrne summarizes the lessons from Josh Miller, who has built a community around sharing links and interests, and who was recently acquired by Facebook.
We’ve learned a lot from community forums as an industry. Josh thinks that the future will be taking these learnings and building something with new features and better UI. We’ll be trying to make forums that are more appealing. He believes that the future is tools and forums that help you talk to people outside the people you know.