Interesting Info on Forums



A few weeks ago SOCIAL MEDIA TODAY published an interesting article on forums based on a study that Tapatalk, the mobile-first community platform, conducted surveying more than 1000 Americans. We use Tapatalk to give our web-based forum users access via mobile.


Here is an excerpt from the SMT article and Tapatalk's infographic.


The key findings of the report include:

  • Nearly three-quarters (74%) of respondents agreed that the integrity of social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, has diminished
  • 80% of respondents indicated that they would trust responses on a specialized forum more than those on Facebook
  • Interestingly, 62% of respondents said that they would support the idea of a means to take their reputation from forum-to-forum to avoid having to re-establish trust in a new space - like an integrity rating for individuals