Apple debuts new ‘Apple Support Communities’ social online forums

“Apple has gone live with the Apple Support Communities support forum upgrade it announced last year, adding social network features and replacing the Apple Discussions board,” Josh Ong reports for AppleInsider.

“Apple announced the new Support Communities upgrade to its online forums last August on the Apple Discussions board,” Ong reports.

“Users are encouraged to browse through ‘communities’ to find one focused on the relevant product or topic, then join the discussion by replying or liking posts,” Ong reports. “Those who don’t find the answer they’re looking for can easily submit a question to the community.”

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22 Comments

  1. I hope this doesn’t reduce the usefulness of the discussions. I’ve found so many solutions to my problems just by doing a search on the forums that I’ve lost count. No matter what problem I’ve had, someone else has already had it and there’s invariably a fix posted somewhere.

    ——RM

  2. Over the past four years or so, I’ve used MDN for tech questions almost as often as I’ve Googled them – not so much for troubleshooting, but for general questions about how devices interact and so on. Come to think on it, I don’t often have to ask questions; usually, someone else here already has!

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