The football club, the city’s coat of arms, the marksmen’s festival – there are many ways to identify with a city. Whether you were born there, lived there for a long time, or always wanted to live there. There are many ways to show this too. The names of cities, or parts of a map, are printed nowadays on chains, bags, posters, and on anything. Now with Crowdfunding there is a whole new way to connect with a city – by lending it your money.
The often quoted “wisdom of the crowd” is not necessarily a guarantee for dependable and truthful news. Users are quick to judge, provide alleged pictures and information in particular in cases of natural disasters or terror attacks.