Everyblock and the Future of Hyperlocal News

Jessica Roy reports on Everyblock:

 

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MSNBC’s hyperlocal venture Everyblock relaunched today with a sleek new design and several fresh features geared towards cultivating neighborhood communities. The site’s previous incarnation served as a kind of block-by-block news feed, aggregating crime statistics, restaurant reviews and local events. With today’s relaunch, new social elements have been integrated into the site that encourage users to share and interact with their neighbors both online and off. So what are these changes, and what insight do they give us into the future of hyperlocal news? Let’s take a look.

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http://www.mediabistro.com/10000words/what-everyblocks-redesign-tells-us-about-the-future-of-hyperlocal-news-sites_b2959

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