CitySourced Allows Mobile Complaint Reporting

I popped my head into the live stream of the TechCrunch 50 to hear about a really great app for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and soon the Palm Pre, that allows you to send geotagged pictures of problems around town (graffiti, potholes, etc.) and send them right to city hall. Cities can view the complaints with picture and text on Google Maps in order to analyze trends and sent to the appropriate department for action. Kevin Rose suggested a Digg-style rating system to prioritize existing problems, which makes really good sense. Take a look at the video for the full pitch – it’s worth watching the end when the developer gets razzed for supporting the Pre because Palm invested in them. If you want to get involved, you can contact the developers on

[via TechCrunch]

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