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 When it comes to choosing a medium for your community, you first need to understand what kind of communication your community needs, and then picking one (or more) that can provide those needs. There are three key aspects that every communication medium has to one degree or another: When it comes to choosing a medium for your community, you first need to understand what kind of communication your community needs, and then picking one (or more) that can provide those needs. There are three key aspects that every communication medium has to one degree or another:
   * **Speed** - How quickly a conversation progresses, which consists of both the size of a message and how long it takes to be received   * **Speed** - How quickly a conversation progresses, which consists of both the size of a message and how long it takes to be received
-  * **Thoughtfulness** - How much thought and consideration goes into each messages sent back and forth between ​members +  * **Thoughtfulness** - How much thought and consideration goes into each messages sent back and forth between ​participants 
-  * **Discoverability** - How easy it is for information conveyed over a medium to be found by people who were not involved+  * **Discoverability** - How easy it is for information conveyed over a medium to be found by people who were not involved ​in the original discussion
  
 Different mediums offer a different balance of these three, no one medium can offer you the best of all three. As your community grows bigger, you'll likely need to offer more than one medium so that you can support different kinds of communication. The mediums you choose should provide the right balance to suit your community. Different mediums offer a different balance of these three, no one medium can offer you the best of all three. As your community grows bigger, you'll likely need to offer more than one medium so that you can support different kinds of communication. The mediums you choose should provide the right balance to suit your community.