MinnPost mashes up Twitter, blogs, headlines, classifieds

29 Jun 2009

MinnPost, the non-profit news startup in Minneapolis, has rolled out a new form of advertising. Called Real-Time Ads, the ad unit shows headlines and links to Web sites in a skyscraper box that looks like a display ad but with real time updating ala Twitter. It’s live in the left hand column of the home page of MinnPost.com.

The service aggregates tweets, blog posts, and other

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.