Hyperlocal Curation of Real Time News

Huffington Post is experimenting with creating Twitter Lists for curating the best Twitter feeds by category in cities like Chicago and Denver (I wonder why they chose these two cities of all places?)

huffington post twitter lists

On Huffington Post itself, they’ve demoed their Chicago Twitter Lists model:

huffington post

Hyperlocal curation of real time news is beginning to gain acceptance in the mass media. These sites will evolve into the next generation community newspaper, advertiser and bulletin boards:

(from Breaking SF News)

breaking sf news local news

breaking sf news events

breaking SF news foodie

Twitter Lists are only the beginning to curation.

About Pat Kitano

Patrick Kitano works with brands in developing hyperlocal engagement solutions and is administrator of the Breaking News Network, a national hyperlocal network devoted to community service. He is the author of The Local Network on Street Fight, and is reachable via Twitter @pkitano and email pkitano@gmail.com.