About the Project
In august of 2016, i worked on a project called Boston curb alert. The idea was simple: use social media to aggregate unwanted household items during the big September 1st moving period.
The site’s objective is to organize unwanted household items, typically left on the curbside during peak moving periods, using Twitter and community generated content.
The initial idea was to have a feed for 2-3 areas of the city, but due to demand, I quickly added 12 Boston area neighborhoods.
Conception to launch, this project took me just under 1 Week.
- 12 Social Feeds
- 30 Custom Pages
- 900 Twitter Followers
- 5,500 Uniques During Week One
- 10,000 Pages Views and counting!
During the first week, we had nearly 300 tweets sent of unwanted items around the city of Boston.
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