It wasn’t long ago that social media offered little more than a nifty way of staying connected with your friends and the surrounding world — which is in itself an impressive feat. As we all know, social media is today capable of so much more, with uses ranging from banking to disaster relief.

In this special IVY Ideas Night, Prakash Janakiraman, the Co-Founder and Chief Architect of Nextdoor, speaks to The Power of Community: How Social Networks Can Change the World. Nextdoor is an innovative and emerging social network valued at over one-billion dollars that connects users with their neighbors and surrounding neighborhood.

Prakash illuminates the far-reaching impact of social networks, describing the role they play in our world today and their potential in the future. Drawing on his invaluable insights and experience, Prakash guide us in an eye-opening discussion for social media lovers and skeptics alike.

Further LearningHow to Navigate the Promises and Pitfalls of Social Networks | Prakash Janakiraman

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