Nixle replaces Twitter and Facebook in Paulding

PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. — Look out Twitter and Facebook. A relatively new social networking site may be stepping on your toes. Nixle is trying to find a niche where other social networking sites can't.

Nixle is offering a secure site specifically for government agencies. It started January 1. The Paulding County Sheriff Office started using the site to alert its residents about a month ago.

How secure do you feel when you use social networking sites? How do you know the information you get is accurate? If you sign up for alerts from your town or city or school, how do you know someone hasn't hijacked their sites and sending false information?

That's where Nixle is trying to find its niche.

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