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From the Bronx: Social Media Brings a Voice to the Forgotten Borough

In the 1970s, the Bronx was in a sharp decline. Poverty has high, property values were low, and the borough suffered from a wave of arson. It took decades for the area to recover from its mid-century decline. Today, the Bronx is a flourishing hub for start-ups, social enterprises and community based solutions. For many, the rise of technology and social media were the keys to bringing their businesses to life and shedding a light to the outer boroughs.