MyBlockNYC: New York City's First Interactive Map

Wednesday, 27 July 2011 is New York City’s first interactive video map. Users can upload footage taken from their cell phones and cameras that correspond to particular blocks throughout the city. The website currently boasts 1,040 videos that represent 775 blocks.

Visitors can browse video by: category (food, music, landmark, art, sports, leisure, transportation, news, crime, and work); borough; time of day; season; local or tourist footage. They can also modify their search according to the sex or age of the filmmaker. For more information on current and upcoming technological advances in the lifestyle sector, subscribers can visit WGSN-homebuildlife's Think Tank.