Community Building is not about copying FaceBook. Each social environment is unique and as such requires special individual attention and handling. Each community has its own needs and requirements and must grow in its own environment.
Community Builder is not only Joomla's most popular extension suite; it is an entire framework that enables you to design and implement the right environment to foster your specific community's growth. With millions of live installations worldwide and a very powerful API with hundreds of CB specific extensions to choose from, you have the most robust and feature-rich building blocks to create your community.
Community Builder gives you the fundamental features needed to allow your community members to interact and communicate. It also allows you to integrate with hundreds of other third party extensions. Choose the best of breed extensions that fit your specific community building needs and have them work for you the Community Builder way. Dozens of CB Team Add-ons exist from the core team itself but you are also free to choose other add-ons as Community Builder integrations are available for virtually ever Joomla extension there is.
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The template has styling for the Community Builder extension. There are no HTML overrides of the components, but there is HTML overrides for the Community Builder modules Guestbook/Wall/Groups/CBSubs. The style is integrated purely through CSS and images, to ensure that Community Builder matches Tachyon visually.
Activate Community Builder (and any other 3rd party styling) by enabling the Third Party Styling option at Admin → Extensions → Template Manager → rt_tachyon_j15 → Advanced