Now, Commune for iPhone has been launched. The app is been tested by students of NYU and Columbia and is aimed at planning grassroots community activities. The app currently focuses on a few neighborhoods in New York City, such as Greenwich Village, Chelsea and Morningside Heights.
The app is attractive app with flat design, and aims to be a digital bulletin board for sharing peer to peer activities.But suffers from issues like lack critical mass content like absence of events. which need to be fixed to take on services like Nextdoor and At The Pool.
for this Commune has been reaching out to community organizers, local businesses, churches and other faith-based organization and will charge small subscription fee to create specific networks. Features like help with transactions, such as ticketing, will also be provided for which it will take a a fee.