Wednesday, December 11, 2019

It's a big city block, Melony

And, strictly speaking, the high school is not on the same block as Kromrey.

Feeding each other's fear and panic on NextDoor.

Related reading:
The rise of fear-based social media like NextDoor, Citizen, and now Amazon's Neighbors.  (Vox, 5/7/2019)
Violent crime in the US is at its lowest rate in decades. But you wouldn’t know that from a crop of increasingly popular social media apps that are forming around crime. 
These apps have become popular because of — and have aggravated — the false sense that danger is on the rise. Americans seem to think crime is getting worse, according to data from both Gallup and Pew Research Center. In fact, crime has fallen steeply in the last 25 years according to both the FBI and the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Related post:
Henny Penny shares on NextDoor.  (12/10/2019)

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