- It's a nice thing you can host it yourself or pay for a hosted version, it also has a nice design
- All moderation functions are here in Facebook Group. Also, your users doesn't have to create another account since they are already on Facebook.Facebook groups is a great choice too.
- If you're looking for a Forum-type experience, I would suggest looking into Mobilize because it breaks you out of needing to send people to a dedicated "place" to have a discussion - they can follow and comment through email or SMS if they want.
- Antony Bearpark made this productYou can choose who you want to join in the conversation. You can hold a call with specific members and have the ability to replay the call by anyone in the chat. Calls are automatically transcribed so you can search through the system later to find what was said in a specific call.
- I personally prefer a WordPress.com instance running the P2 theme. The P2 theme creates a really intuitive and organic discussion experience. Plus you get all the good stuff that comes with a WordPress site running on WordPress.com including the ability to restrict access, require 2fa, mobile and much more, including moderation tools. Oh, and it's free.
- This does more than just free conference calls. You can also do video conferencing. Free, unlimited number of participants, 6 hour maximum time limit, screen sharing, recording meeting, chat, lightweight app downloaded to your desktop, etc. The only downside is that it does use up a lot of bandwidth.