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How Cities Can REALLY Use Nextdoor Social Network

How can police, fire and public information officers could use the platform? Watch the video to find out!

by / October 10, 2014 officials made a big announcement last week that opened up their social network to use by government agencies. Unlike most social platforms, Nextdoor hosts closed neighborhood networks just for the people living in those communities. 

I still had some questions, so I invited co-founder Sarah Leary to chat with me about the practical ways cities can use Nextdoor for Public Agencies. One key question was how much this service was going to actually cost government. I liked her answer -- that this is a free service for both citizens and public entities. Sarah also gave me a few ideas for how police, fire and public information officers could use the platform.

Watch the video to learn more and register your agency at

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Kristy Dalton Contributing Writer

Kristy Dalton is known as "GovGirl" in the government technology industry. She has been called on as an industry influencer and has a passion for social media, technology and digital strategy. Kristy is the founder & CEO of Government Social Media.

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