Congratulations to Adrian Holovaty and the Everyblock.com team for rolling out their new events feature… sounds intriguing.
Patrick Kitano at Streetfight.com comments on that news, along with Nextdoor, Outside.in, Topix, and Facebook today… an interesting piece.
Indeed, the “neighbor conversation” online space is heating up tremendously, with at least a couple dozen start-ups and digital media giants trying to crack the code of neighborhood-level traction.
Three out of five Burlington, VT households connect with their neighbors through our offering, FrontPorchForum.com. Amazingly, in 2011 HALF of them posted.
Most of us want to be more connected to the people and place around where we live… this is a huge opportunity.
Posted in: Civic Engagement, Community Building, Democracy, Front Porch Forum, Knight Foundation, Local Online, MacArthur Fellows, Neighborhood, social capital, Social Media, Social Networking, Start ups
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Ghost of Midnight is an online journal about fostering community within neighborhoods, with a special focus on Front Porch Forum (FPF). My wife, Valerie, and I founded FPF in 2006... read more