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
VERY GOOD APP!
This App has been helpful in so many ways - most of which were covered in the review above! Hearing the good - and the bad - from neighbors helps me, and am glad that my tips and my experiences over many years have been helpful to others. The most helpful to me are reports of crime, tips, and lost pets that I could possibly lookout for. But the lost pets are also the WORST - but probably most important - feature because there are so MANY, and most have no tags and/or microchips. It is really upsetting. We can remind people about getting I.D.’s and that a local law requires that pets be licensed/registered with the City. Our reminders may be annoying but if this App helps find/save even one animal, it is worth having. I have actually had a few technical problems with this App. Sometimes my incoming posts/emails stop appearing. My settings had not changed on my end but maybe something happens with the Network when the App software is updated. I have so far been able to solve my problems using the HELP feature and/or a prompt response from one of the “Reps”. I do wish there were maps that show the street “boundaries” of each neighborhood. It would help when choosing which neighborhoods to add to my mailing list or give me an idea where the crimes are happening without anyone having to give any street name if they do not want to.
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.
My neighborhood was icky
I moved so I hope my experience improves. It's not the fault of the app at all; I lived in an awful HOA heavy neighborhood with dreadful neighbors completely uninterested in meeting the people next door to them for 3 years but 1 on 1 through the app they were fine. I've moved 3.5 miles where "no HOA!" is a feature and I can't figure out how to get myself out of the cold and unfriendly bedroom community up atop the Mesa. What do I do?
I wasn't aware of some of the features of the app until I wanted to get away from No Lawn Art land- can I see who my neighbors are? Huh. That's kinda nice down here where we talk to each other since I'm not sure what the name of woman is who threw away my $5-$50-$200 pots and my just started cuttings from plants taken from all over the US - 10 year old lilac, oak, cottonwood, and more bonsai, my recreations of ponds… because having them in a small part of her yard for 2 weeks was too much for her, although I'd promised to replant and re-do a garden bed for her. The premise of the app is marvelous; yet some people are too cold and self absorbed to understand the value of reaching out to people. To anyone. I've never lived near people, their dogs, their cats and remained strangers.
Acts of kindness recharge us. For years, as a counter balance to my dysfunctional family I wore a bracelet that said "measure your life by acts of goodness, not by years alone"
- Nextdoor.com, Inc.
- 75.7 MB
- Social Networking
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- English, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Spanish, Swedish
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
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