This Week in Hyperlocal: January 17, 2014

by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jan 17, 2014 in This Week In Hyperlocal


Opportunity, opportunity is knocking at your door in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes.

AOL Unloads Most of Patch Local-News Site: AOL Inc. has reached a deal to sell a majority stake in its Patch local news network to Hale Global, an investment firm specializing in turnaround situations.

Hyper-Local Opportunity—100 Billion Monthly Ad Impressions: Internet & Mobile Analyst, Greg Sterling, mentions us in his latest article as he discusses the future of hyperlocal.

News Bayou, the mobile app for hyperlocal news discovery in any location, is now available on iOS and Android: Points Mentioned, a service that automatically maps community news articles, released its mobile app today for hyperlocal news discovery.

HamletHub Adding Pleasantville NY as Latest City in Its Roster of Hyperlocal News Sites: Today the hyperlocal website announced that they will soon be launching their newest site for the Pleasantville, NY area.

The Patch Saga, and Its Implications for Local Media: Streetfight discusses Patch’s impact on local media.

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