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Social Capital and All the Good from Neighbor Connecting Online, blog.e-democracy.org, Written by Steven Clift, April 25, 2012
The City As A Social Platform [VIDEO], impressive presentation from Rachel Sterne, Chief Digital Officer for NYC, August 16 
Why maps will become THE way we pool very local information. February 13th, 2010 
Getting beyond hyperlocal, John Geraci, August 19 
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People who use modern information and communication technologies have larger and more diverse social networks, Nov 4 
Philippines: Helping flood victims through social media, September 28  Social networking sites and services like Facebook and Twitter were also flooded with news accounts, reports, photos and videos of Ondoy's aftermath. The stream of information soon became a “hub” for coordinating rescue and relief efforts for those who had access to the internet.
Greece: Wildfires encroaching on Athens, citizens tracking developments via the web and Twitter, August 24