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Riverwest

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  • 1. Riverwest
      • A Web 2.0 Community
      • by Sara B
  • 2. Riverwest IRL (in real life)‏
    • In downtown Milwaukee , WI
    • Sometimes absorbed into the “East Side”
    • Strong neighborhood identity
  • 3. Riverwest IRL (cont.)‏
    • Home to young families and singles
    • Many residents are tech-savvy
    • Lots of renters
    • Self-identifies as:
      • “ Anti - gentrification ”
      • “ Bohemian ”
  • 4. Riverwest IRL (cont.)‏
    • Sometimes cited for its reputation for seemingly high crime rates
    • Many residents believe this reputation is unwarranted
  • 5. RiverwestNeighborhood.org
    • News Feed
    • Twitter Feed
    • User Contributions
    • Events
    • Local Ads
  • 6. User Contributions
    • Twitter search: riverwest
    • Flickr tag:
    • riverwest
  • 7. User Contributions (cont.)‏
    • Calendar
  • 8. User Contributions (cont.)‏
    • Forum
  • 9. RiverwestNeighborhood.org
      • An Effective
      • Neighborhood Information System
      • (Hwang & Hoffman, 2008)‏
  • 10. Sustainable
    • Daily updates
    • Multiple feeds/areas
  • 11. Data Diverse/Content Rich
    • All news is reported
    • Giving a voice to the area
  • 12. Useful
    • Empowering citizens to make decisions
  • 13. The Future: Education
    • Policy, crime and civics issues
    • Local events
  • 14. The Future: Collaboration
    • working together to make a great community
  • 15. The Future: Dedication
    • users help to keep site relevant
  • 16. The Future: Identification
    • solidify pride in community
  • 17. Credits
    • All photos property of Flickr user riverwest-network under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic License
    • Music by ccMixter user OldDog under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License