We're in the process of setting up the community bar for automatic updating, and wanted to explain what drives the community bar to fill up. Additionally, this message (when not in process any more) will automatically update with the latest information.
Basically, we're looking at the following things as filling up the community bar:
number of forum posts
number of visitors coming in (either via Google, searching on "zomg", or from zomg.com)
number of guests playing zOMG
sales in the cash shop
Basically, we took traffic levels pre-DMS and normalize that so that each number is 100 if it equals pre DMS levels.
every day, we take the normalized value for the four different values, and add them together: