Tag Archives: Social media

Crime & Safety Communication in your Neighbourhood

One of the key elements of OurHood is the platforms Crime and Safety section. This section of OurHood immediately sends a notification and email when a user posts an alert or reports a crime which has taken place in the neighbourhood. The OurHood…

How Is Facebook Affecting Us And Our Neighbourhoods?

Pic credit: Creative Commons. The social network company, Facebook, has seen several changes, since 2005, in the way the platform has been used. It started as a way for individuals to show day to day activities in one’s life. The platform has morphed…

Digital Marketing & Social Media Intern

OurHood is searching for a digital marketing and social media intern for a period of 3 or 5 months. OurHood is searching for a content marketing and social media intern. TASKS: Managing social media accounts: share stories, create original content and promote OurHood…

What you need to know about OurHood

OurHood has been gaining traction in neighbourhoods all across the country. The number of users, new and old, logging in to keep updated on the happenings in their neighbourhoods is the highest we’ve had since we started more that two years ago. And…

Bad Neighbours

Have some beef with your neighbours? The best way to resolve an issue is to talk about it. Make amends, share your stories and join your neighbourhood conversation today. Sign up or log-in to OurHood.

Our neighbours love their hoods!

The community we live in strongly influences our behaviour and moods. Our neighbourhoods have the ability to uplift us, inspire us and encourage us. Ourhood recently took to the streets of Woodstock, Cape Town to talk to people about the communities they come from and…

Racial underbelly on social networks

Social media and digital networking sites used by communities have developed an ugly underbelly. Reporting suspicious activity has been reduced to racial profiling. Popular social networks have become tools for residents to try and build safer communities. It has become a space where criminal activity can…

Content Marketing & Social Media Intern

OurHood is searching for a content marketing and social media intern starting from end of August/beginning of September 2016 for a period of 3 or 5 months. TASKS: Managing social media accounts: constant attention to share stories, create original content and promote OurHood through…

OurTech – Share your love!

Are you so stoked on a post in your OurHood site? Do you like a message so much, you want to share it with the world? Good news! OurHood has a new feature. From today on, you can not only thank and comment…