Press Release

NewsNow Launches World Cup 2010 News Aggregation Microsite

1 June 2010

Britain’s largest homegrown news aggregator to provide comprehensive real-time coverage of World Cup news

June 1st, 2010 London, UK:, Britain’s largest homegrown aggregator of links to breaking news, today launches NewsNow World Cup 2010, a dedicated microsite providing the most comprehensive, real-time coverage of links to breaking tournament news.

Drawing on over 40,000 news sources, the NewsNow World Cup 2010 microsite will feature news feeds linking to articles on every team as well as complete, up-to-date fixture lists and group rankings. There will also be dedicated news feeds for injuries, suspensions, tickets, FIFA, and referees. In addition, NewsNow will be monitoring the competition and launching feeds covering any key topics that arise as the event unfolds. Fans can also access all NewsNow's World Cup coverage via the version of its site designed especially for small screens, NewsNow Mobile.

According to Struan Bartlett, Managing Director and Chairman of NewsNow: “Fans of all 32 teams in the tournament should find the NewsNow World Cup 2010 microsite to be the most comprehensive, real-time source of news available. England fans, for example, will be informed 24/7 of every news story that talks about the team, its players and any other England-related World Cup stories within minutes of the story breaking, making the NewsNow World Cup 2010 microsite a one stop shop for news about the event.”

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About NewsNow (aka NewsNow) has been aggregating links to Internet news since it was founded in 1997. Today, it is the UK’s largest homegrown news aggregator, with 20 percent of the market, second only to Google.

Fully automated, and on a continuous basis, NewsNow updates breaking headlines linking to news websites all around the world. NewsNow’s mission is to help provide people with links to the news they need to read, and publishers with people to read the news they write.

Today NewsNow links to over 41059 news sources, including top news publications. performs an important public interest role, by referring people to mainstream and alternative news on a single platform.

NewsNow operates by matching breaking news articles, in real time, against keyword-based topic specifications, delivering relevant links to users, and relevant readers to publishers.

NewsNow relies on a combination of advertising, sponsorship, and subscription revenues to fund its services.

The website, which is among the UK’s top web sites, is generally visited by over 2 million users monthly and receives more than 100 million page views per month.

For further press information:

Struan Bartlett
Managing Director and Chairman

Tel:0845 838 8890

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