Birmingham Online Communities

Here’s a list of various Birmingham communities around the Web, in no particular order.

Metroblogging Birmingham (duh ;)

Birmingham Gumtree is owned by eBay, I think? I saw an add on eBay for Gumtree, anyway. It seems similar to Craigslist only a bit more well organised.

Birmingham Flickr Group appears to be one of the more popular venues for discussion. I guess there are lots of camera lovers in the Birmingham area. I really want to go to one of the Birmingham FlickR meetups, but every time they roll around I always have some excuse not to go :(

Birmingham: It’s Not Shit is an interesting site for various Birmingham-related tidbits. They also have a forum with a few regulars.

The Birmingham community on Orkut is another one… although Orkut never really got going after a fairly lacklustre launch just before being swallowed by Google. It now seems to be dominated by Brazilians (Orkut, that is, not just the Birmingham community).

So what have I missed? What do y’all think of any of those that i’ve already listed. Do you actually use them? I’ll update this list with any good suggestions you have.

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