But despite all the positive feedback and interaction that powers the community, they're not all merrily tweeting along.
There was a lot of positive feedback from people interested in non-gender binary people.
The average user shares these photos hoping, at most, for some positive feedback from their friends and followers.
Within days Bridavsky started getting all kinds of positive feedback.
And what it means is that there are all these positive feedback loops.
A positive feedback mechanism is at work, in which the widely read tend to become more widely read over time.
feedback feed·back (fēd'bāk')
The return of a portion of the output of a process or system to the input, especially when used to maintain performance or to control a system or process.
The portion of the output so returned.
The return of information about the result of a process or activity.
|positive feedback |
Feedback in which the output quantity or signal adds to the input quantity or signal. Positive feedback is responsible for the squealing of microphones when placed too close to the speaker through which their input signals are amplified. Compare negative feedback.
The supply of an input to some process or system as a function of its output. See more at negative feedback, positive feedback.
A process in which a system regulates itself by monitoring its own output. That is, it “feeds back” part of its output to itself. Feedback is used to control machines; a heating system, for example, uses a thermostat to monitor and adjust its output. Feedback is also used by the human brain to control various muscles and joints.
Note: By extension, “feedback” is any response or information about the result of a process.
Note: Feedback is usually a feature of automation.
Response, esp information and opinion: We'll wait for feedback before we try anything else
[1950s+; fr the portion of output fed back to the input in an automatic control circuit or system]