Understanding the social web
Let's start this study group by defining what is the social web by defining what is a community.
Wikipedia's definition of a Community is :
Online Communities are familiar to us because of social netoworks where we see different niches of people gathering around a common interest. Social media collectively refers to content (Blogs, forums, wikis, tumblrs, podcasts, videos, ....) created by people, a group of users we refer to as community.
We must identify 3 key roles:
3. Channel (this is the model in which given a certain degree of control, a territory, tools displays content created by people within the boundaries of a given system)
First task would be : For your specific project, define what the group of people are. Around what common interest or goal are they gathering?