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.@BadBlueNews: Breaking Political News – Sourced By Social Media

30 July 2014 @ 22:24

I first read this message by the irrepressible Doug Ross over at Protein Wisdom and obtained his permission to reprint it here:

Like you, I spent a lot of time trying to keep up-to-date on the hottest significant news stories.  Since we free-thinking folks have to largely bypass vintage media, which have largely become a public relations arm of the Obama administration, it isn’t easy to do.  There are thousands of great sites out there, any of which can have a noteworthy news story.

I don’t know about you, but I don’t have the time to check thousands of websites for breaking news.

Yes, there are some great aggregators out there:  Drudge, Twitchy, etc.  But all of them rely upon human editors and, most importantly, don’t give smaller blogs and websites much of their attention.

That’s why we created BadBlue News.  It’s a very different type of news aggregator because it uses machine learning and automation to achieve massive scalability in assessing news sources and breaking stories.  Here’s how it’s different:

1. It uses social network buzz, not a set of human editors, to determine how important a story is.

2. It levels the playing field for smaller websites and blogs by taking into account traffic patterns; that is, a story on a small blog with 15 retweets might be equivalent to a story on Fox News with 1,000 retweets.  The traffic patterns and social buzz are both factored in by BadBlue to offer a much wider range of news coverage than any other aggregator.

3. It never sleeps: BadBlue runs 24×7 and never relies upon human editors making decisions.

BadBlue is growing quickly.  From September 2013 to January 2014, page views grew by 20 percent with Google Analytics reporting the average time onsite is a startling 31 minutes!

In this election year, BadBlue can play an important role for advancing the conservative agenda by cutting through the media censors and offering a level playing field for websites and blogs of all sizes.

I’d love for you to come visit and, if you like it, to tell your friends, tweet about it, or like it on Facebook.

2014 will be a big year for liberty and I believe getting the word out on uncensored news stories — bypassing the state-run media — will be critical.

This is one of the most useful aggregation sites out there [just as Doug’s blog, Director Blue].

If, like me, your online time is limited, BadBlue News is a great aid in finding out what’s really going on in this world turned upside down by those forces who would strip us of our Freedoms and Liberties and enslave us to a Totalitarian State.

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When you’re good, you’re good.
When you’re BadBlue, you’re even better.

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And don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter:

@BadBlueNews

2 Comments
  1. 31 July 2014 @ 08:56 08:56

    For once I’m ahead of the curve. I’ve been going there to get a lot of my tweet fodder.

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