Neighborhood Social Networking

Top Sites

1

Nextdoor

Most prevalent private neighborhood social network

2

ioby

Great for uniting & improving neighborhoods. ioby is a nonprofit

3

Freecycle

Non-profit for giving away & exchanging free items. Headquartered in the UK

4

OLIO

Free sharing app that connects with neighbors to share food & eliminate waste

5

Neighborland

Designed to empower people to shape their neighborhood development

  Advice  

  • Check to see if your neighborhood is using a networking platform that is engaging & effective.


  • If your area doesn't already have a community-based platform, here are some to consider.


  • Keep in mind accessibility & what you need the platform to provide (public events, neighborhood watch, waste elimination, etc).

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More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

Buy Nothing Project

Network of community-based groups giving away free items

Citysocializer

Events-based community. Based in the UK

Foursquare City Guide

Tourist guide to cities

Front Porch Forum

Vermont public benefit corporation

Kickstarter

Creative project campaigns

Meetup

Find local communities for events

MrOwl Technologies

Social & storage cloud platform

MyCoop

Free private social platform for residential buildings

Patch

News & info platform targeted to your local area. Owned by Hale Global

Vingle

Interest-based community. Based in South Korea

Whaller

Create your own social network. Based in France

* Footnote:

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