Nextdoor Announces First API Partnership with Microsoft to Deliver Hyperlocal Neighborhood Content to Users | News

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 17, 2022–

Nextdoor (NYSE:KIND), the neighborhood network, is partnering with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to display hyperlocal content generated by Nextdoor neighbors directly on Microsoft properties, including MSN and Microsoft Bing. This is the first time a partner has used an API built by Nextdoor to fetch content and host it on their site or app.

Going forward, Nextdoor’s trending public posts will be integrated directly into Microsoft properties, bringing engaging local neighborhood content to Microsoft users in the United States. For example, people using Microsoft Bing, Microsoft Start Feed, or MSN in their favorite city will be able to view Nextdoor content for that specific area.

Nextdoor connects neighbors with each other and everything nearby, including businesses and utilities. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in more than 290,000 neighborhoods around the world and nearly one in three American households. Incorporating popular Nextdoor posts from neighbors, businesses, and utilities creates an engaging experience on Microsoft properties while providing more people with local, timely information.

Kiran Prasad, Product Manager at Nextdoor,mentioned“Neighbors come to Nextdoor to discuss local news, exchange goods and services, and get involved in their community. This is Nextdoor’s first such partnership and we’re excited to partner with Microsoft to deliver relevant neighborhood information and enable more neighbors to make real connections with those nearby. Nextdoor is the neighborhood network and we look forward to developing more strategic integrations and connecting partners with our uniquely engaged audience. »

Taroon Mandhana, Vice President of Content Services at Microsoft, added“Nextdoor helps connect an engaged local audience, and this integration marks the start of an important strategic partnership. Our mission at Microsoft Start is to help users access trusted, timely, and personalized informational content based on their interests. We’re thrilled to see our users accessing Nextdoor’s hyperlocal content in their feed and look forward to deepening our partnership even further. »

US majority neighbors can now view their community’s embedded Nextdoor posts on www.msn.com/en-us/news/local and www.bing.com/maps. All neighbors can join their neighborhood by downloading the Nextdoor app or visiting nextdoor.com.

About Nextdoor

Nextdoor (NYSE:KIND) is where you connect to the neighborhoods that matter to you so you can belong there. Kindness is at the heart of our purpose: to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can count on. Neighbors around the world turn to Nextdoor daily to receive trusted information, give and get help, get things done, and make real connections with people near them – neighbors, businesses, and utilities.

We believe that connecting with others is a universal human need. This truth, and the fact that neighborhoods are some of the most important communities in our lives, have been Nextdoor’s guiding principles from the start.

Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in more than 290,000 neighborhoods around the world, including the United States (nearly 1 in 3 American households), the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Down in Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come.

Nextdoor is based in San Francisco. For more information and pictures: nextdoor.com/newsroom.

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PUBLISHED: 05/17/2022 06:30 / DISK: 05/17/2022 06:32

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