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Get location-based feedback

Tap into the local knowledge and insight of your community by having them leave place-based feedback to your questions.

Unlock spatial patterns and trends to identify problem spots and suggest ideas for improvements.

Screenshot of the social map app
Style your social map

Style your map

Choose from a variety of map options to find the most appropriate style for your map or use your own and set the study area to get targeted feedback.

Collect rich stories and reports from users

Have your users share their memories by collecting place-based contributions from users along with images and text to illustrate and relate their stories.

Map with layers

Add mapping and image layers

Bring 3rd party data layers into your maps to add detail and context to the activity using Carto or Mapbox, or add a geo-referenced images to to illustrate design and planning proposals in a more contextual way.

Get user feedback

Add a qualitative dimension to your activity by getting users to provide explanatory comments to their contributions.

Allow your community to view other’s contributions to help stimulate greater engagement and understanding.

Map layers

Other features

Show or hide results

Use the social map as a two-way communication tool or collect private responses for your viewing only.


Add a scalebar to your map to help users better understand distance and scale.

Overview Map

Add an overview map to the map to help contextualise your study area in the wider geographic area.

Ready to start engaging?

Discover how The HiVE can take your entire participation process to the next level.

The HiVE is a complete community engagement solution that supports you in the online participation process, broadens your reach and informs better decision making.