community management

[ kuh-myoo-ni-tee man-ij-muhnt ]

  1. the work of recruiting, nurturing, and growing a community online, as for a website or video game, to improve engagement and retention of users or subscribers.

Origin of community management

First recorded in 1995–2000 for online community management
  • Also called on·line com·mu·ni·ty man·age·ment [on-lahyn kuh-myoo-ni-tee man-ij-muhnt, awn‐] /ˈɒnˌlaɪn kəˈmyu nɪ ti ˌmæn ɪdʒ mənt, ˈɔn‐/ .

Other words from community management

  • com·mu·ni·ty man·ag·er, noun

Words Nearby community management Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use community management in a sentence

  • Beyond group voice chat, Guilded gives gamers built-in scheduling and community management tools that ease the hassle of organizing complex online social events, like wrangling twenty some odd gamers to run raids in World of Warcraft.

    Voice chat is coming to Roblox | Taylor Hatmaker | September 2, 2021 | TechCrunch