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"Issod said the rules for living in a real community — such as an expectation of civility — translate well to rules for a productive online community.

He said Facebook does not provide a good platform for substantive discussion, and that he still prefers durable, old-fashioned moderated forums with well-organized threads, similar to those pioneered by CompuServe and AOL in the '80s and '90s.

"That way the information is archived, and available to the next person. With Facebook, it's here and then it's gone."