|Description||Social Networking for News Buffs|
NewsMelon is a new social networking site dedicate completely to people interested in current events and the latest news. NewsMelon is designed to bring people together to let them discuss current topics in politics, business, sports, and Entertainment. The goal of NewsMelon is give peole a place to discuss what actually matters, not just what they had for breakfast. As one early user described NewsMeslon, it is like Facebook for smart people. NewsMelon is currently the only site of its kind on the Internet.
The goals of NewsMelon are four fold
NewsMelon surfs the web for users to find news that is customized to their interest. NewsMelon aggregrates all of the best news from around the web into a single spot.
Brings users articles and blogs they would not normally find through traditional media (e.g. reveals the â€œLongtailâ€ of news)
Connect people with common interest to allow easy exchange of ideas and opinions
Imporved blogging capability to allows user to better share their thoughts and ideas.