Posted on Monday, September 10th, 2012 by Uri Halevi
With Newsle, you’ll be the first to know when a Facebook, LinkedIn, or email contact makes the news or gets mentioned in a blog post. Newsle tracks your chosen people in the news and alerts you when they are mentioned. It can be you, your friends and colleagues or some celeb you care about: Whoever it is, if they are mentioned around the web, you will know about it.
Newsle seeks to map real actions, allowing you to follow the important things your people are doing, this is why it also shows their recent twitter activities as well. The idea is that you see and get inspired by the stories of your friends, colleagues, and role models.
Newsle combs the web continuously, analyzing over 1 million articles each day – every major news article and blog post published online, as well as most minor ones. Newsle’s core technology is its disambiguation algorithm, which determines whether an article mentioning “John Smith” is about the right person.
You sign up for Newsle and import your Facebook Friends and your LinkedIn and Gmail contacts. Then you can choose to follow politicians, CEOs, celebrities, and other people you’re interested in. Newsle will track the people you choose to follow continuously and let you know when they’re mentioned in any news article or blog post online. Were your friends mentioned in a blog lately? Go to Newsle and find out.