What is Nextdoor
Nextdoor is a global but private online social network platform for you, and your community. Founded in 2010, the Nextdoor platform aims to use the power of technology to build stronger and safer neighbourhoods around the world; it inspires connectedness and challenges members to hold themselves, and each other, to the highest standard of neighbourly behaviour. Thousands of people are already using Nextdoor to:
Communicate with their neighbours
Share information about what is happening in the local neighbourhood
Share information on trades people
Organise Neighbourhood Watch Schemes
Buying and selling household items
Find out the best place to eat
Activities for children and adults
Invest in community
Put our members first
Be a good neighbour
Act like an owner
Nextdoor makes it safe to share online the kinds of things you'd be okay sharing with your neighbours in person.
Every neighbour has to verify their address.
Every neighbour signs in with their real name. Just like in person.
Your website is protected by password and encrypted by HTTPS.
We never share your info with advertisers.
Nextdoor Guidelines for Neighbourly Behaviour
Treat everyone with respect
Assume good intentions in others and give them the benefit of the doubt.
Disagree without being disagreeable; focus on issues and do not engage in personal attacks.
Practice moderation and do not over post in a way that dominates conversations.
Send private messages or post to a Group when a limited audience is more appropriate.
Refrain from profanity or posting messages that will be perceived as discriminatory or profiling.
Share helpful information
Answer fellow members’ questions.
Share information about crime and safety issues.
Recommend local businesses and services (without spamming or inappropriate self-promotion).
Sell, share, or give away personal items that you no longer want or need.
Discuss community issues
Spread the word about local events.
Provide support to fellow members in need.
Honestly represent yourself
Use your real name, not an alias, pseudonym, or abbreviation.
Join as an individual not as a couple, family, or organization.
Take the time to add a photo and to fill out your profile
Nextdoor makes it safe to share online the kind of things you'd be okay sharing with your neighbours in person.
Every neighbour must verify their address.
Each neighbour signs in with their real name. Just like in person.
You choose where your information is shared.
Your website is securely encrypted using the HTTPS Internet protocol.
Information shared will never show up in Google or other search engines.
Nextdoor never shares your personal information with third-party advertisers.
To learn more about verification, visit Frequently Asked Questions about verification.
To learn more about safety, visit Frequently Asked Questions about safety.
If you have a personal safety concern, report it here.
How to Join
The Fitzrovia Centre is committed to supporting local people and with the development of the Fitzrovian community and are actively encouraging our neighbours to join Nextdoor. For more information on how you can become a member and an active contributor to the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood
Visit www.nextdoor.com for more information