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Facebook tests Nextdoor clone ‘Neighborhoods’ in Calgary, Canada

Facebook is testing Neighborhoods in Calgary, Canada. The feature allows users to see posts, groups, and marketplace items from nearby individuals and businesses
Facebook is testing Neighborhoods in Calgary, Canada. The feature allows users to see posts, groups, and marketplace items from nearby individuals and businesses

By turning on their location, Facebook users let Neighborhoods confirm their locale

A screenshot from Neighborhoods. The feature arrives just as Nextdoor is considering going public. Facebook has been accused of copying competitors to put pressure on them to sell

By turning on their location, Facebook users let Neighborhoods confirm their locale. Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly said he wants communities to be central to the Facebook experience, but critics have accuse apps like Nextdoor of  devolving into racial profiling

Users are encouraged to post about favorite places and local activities

Members are invited to include a brief bio, and add interests and favorite places. Details will only be visible to other users in their Neighborhood and Neighborhoods they select

Users are encouraged to add a brief bio and post about favorite places and local activities. Details will only be visible to other users in their Neighborhood and Neighborhoods they select

Facebook hopes to dodge controversy by reminding users its community standards still apply in Neighborhoods
Facebook hopes to dodge controversy by reminding users its community standards still apply in Neighborhoods

Nextdoor is a particularly tempting target, as use of the app has skyrocketed nearly 80 percent during the pandemic
Nextdoor is a particularly tempting target, as use of the app has skyrocketed nearly 80 percent during the pandemic

Written by Daily Mail

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