Nextdoor is the free, private social network for your neighborhood. It is the best way for you and your neighbors to hear what’s happening in your local community.
Whether you’re looking to get to know the people on your street, hire a local babysitter, find garage sale deals, or sell your unwanted household items, Nextdoor makes it easy to talk with neighbors about what matters most to you.
People are using Nextdoor in over 180,000 neighborhoods around the world to:
• Track down a trustworthy babysitter
• Quickly get the word out about crime and safety
• Get a recommendation for a great deal on house painters
• Hire a pro to help walk your dog
• Share information during a natural disaster
• Sell an outgrown bicycle
• Finally call that nice man down the street by his first name
What neighbors are saying:
“Before Nextdoor, I didn’t know there were several qualified babysitters living nearby and looking for work. It was easy to feel comfortable hiring my neighbor’s daughter to watch my son after school.” - Patrick, Mission East
“This year for Spring Cleaning, we wanted to sell old appliances, tools, clothing, and electronics on Nextdoor’s For Sale & Free section. In no time, our neighbors stopped by to make a deal and take things off our hands. It was easier than anything else, and it feels good knowing our household items have found a new home in the neighborhood.” - Dan, Hayes Valley
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Ratings and Reviews
Great to be part of the Neighborhood!
I enjoy this app for the most part and find the good outweighs the bad for me. I like that our neighborhood beat cop can post information and alerts; it has an option to list items for sale or go to the marketplace if you’re shopping; keeps me updated on road closures/construction; neighbors can post/reply to each other - we’ve discussed alternatives to our local cable company; neighbors reporting suspicious activity and one even uploaded a surveillance video of someone stealing a package off their porch)...and the like. Plus you can choose how large you want your neighborhood to be - the whole city or specific neighborhoods. What I don’t like is really only the lost/found pets posts. When i first joined, I saw a post and thought how useful this is, what a beneficial service - and it totally is! But I had no idea how many animals go missing or are found in my area. Easily 4 posts per day on different animals - so I get 4 emails that day - because I get a new email for each new post (not the replies to them, thank goodness). Now I could alleviate this by reducing my neighborhood area, or by opting out of email alerts - either of which I want to do because I like to keep up with what’s going on in my area - I guess I’m a cyber-Mrs. Cravitts. Anyway, I think most people, even student renters, would like this app.
Originally I was just using Safari to access it once in a blue moon when I would see a new post update in my email. Last night my husband and I went to my parents for dinner. When we arrived home we found all 3 of our dogs had squeezed under our privacy fence and were gone. 2 of them were at our neighbor’s across from us. Our 3rd dog is special and just keeps wandering aimlessly no matter what. He’s a stocky pittie and is over the top sweet (would help a burglar carry our belongings out of our house very some love) so I was very afraid the wrong person would get their hands on him. After searching through the farms down the way, driving around trying to see in the dark, having a friend to search all different lost & found websites I finally remembered the nextdoor app. As soon as I pulled it up, sure enough, there he was in photos at someone’s house two roads over. I’ve always found this app interesting and somewhat resourceful for my husband’s side work but I didn’t think it would be that extremely helpful on my main screen so I never downloaded it until today lol. From now on it’s staying on my main screen.
Giving up YOUR PERSONAL INFO BIG TIME! Developer contact hidden.
This is very odd and annoying. I remember long ago when it was not uncommon for apps to display only vertically.
“Long ago” being a friendly hint to the app developers.
Also, contacting the company is impossible to ask a question. I remember long ago (again with the “long ago!”) when app developers would try to hide from consumer contact. Overall, good features and great concept, but clunky and not consumer friendly in a few areas. Also, be careful about setup or you will have some annoying calls and e-mails. Would be more stars if only the developers were a little more transparent. There is not a single e-mail address in the app.
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- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
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- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
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