The Police Are Watching on Nextdoor

While posting content about protesters and other individuals may seem innocuous, or even helpful, Nextdoor users should be aware that in all likelihood, the police are watching

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“A peaceful protest is 1 thing, but I think looters should be shot,” wrote a Nextdoor user in San Francisco. “ON — THE — SPOT!”

“Nextdoor is giving unblockable space to the police to pat themselves on the back.”

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE

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