Community Health Index

Intriguing list of health factors for communities, created by Lithium:

  • ResponsivenessA measure of time to respond between successive message posts within a thread taking into account expected response time
  • InteractionThe number of unique participants weighted by the amount of conversation between them within a thread
  • LivelinessA function of the number of posts per board over time taking into account user expectations for engagement
  • MembersThe number of registered members over time
  • ContentA function of posts weighted by member and guest viewership
  • TrafficThe number of page views over time taking into account search crawlers”
[ via Lithium ]