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Nextdoor: Tool for good or another paranoid cog in the spy machine?

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jul 26, 2016.

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    I’ve lived in some really great places as well as some that were not; at one point when I lived in a city that had been crowned most dangerous and had the most number of violent crimes, then I might have welcomed the community-based social networking app Nextdoor.

    Dubbed a “private social network,” Nextdoor is a gated local community-based social network to share information about what is happening in your neighborhood. Users must prove they are a member of their neighborhood by entering a code received via snail-mail. Then they can access only the information pertaining to their neighborhood.

    [​IMG] Nextdoor via Google Play

    Although it launched in 2011, within the last month, Nextdoor has been in the news after even more police departments have joined; a few examples include the Delaware State Police, Louisville Metro Police, St. Joseph Police Department in Missouri, Boynton Beach Police and Leon County Sheriff's Office in Florida.

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