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Ring wants to help keep neighborhoods safe with its new Neighbors app

Ring wants to help keep neighborhoods safe with its new Neighbors app

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Ring's Neighbors app takes the concept of the neighborhood watch to the next level. Today, smart home security company Ring shared that their popular Neighbors feature is receiving its own standalone app. Called Neighbors by Ring, the app aims to give users the opportunity to help reduce crime in their neighborhoods. In Ring's blog post announcing the launch, the company explains that though its video doorbells and other security cameras lend themselves well to personal use, its real mission has always been to help communities as a whole keep the neighborhoods they live in safe and secure. The Neighbors app keeps you in contact with your neighbors as well as local law enforcement, allowing you to "take a stand against crime" in tandem with the rest of your community. To get started in the app, you'll be asked to sign up for an account. You don't need a Ring doorbell or security cam in order to do so, and all information you give the app (including your name and exact location) wil...