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'Boston Globe' Tests News Aggregator

The Boston Globe is testing 61Fresh, a news aggregator that appears as a website and Twitter feed. Totally algorithm-driven, 61Fresh "looks for tweets that link to stories or updates from just over 500 pre-selected websites in the Boston area," and delivers those showing the most interest, writes Justin Ellis. "The lessons from the project will be applied in the future, either for a stand-alone aggregator or built into parts of"

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