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Lead Stories Launches StoryTide: Fastest Rising Fresh News Site

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:01:52 Z)

Lead Stories is proud to announce StoryTide.com, a new website dedicated to bringing readers the most recent news that is rising quickly on social media. And when we say 'most recent', we mean it! The site uses Lead Stories' own Trendolizerâ„¢ engine to automatically identify links that are:

  • Relatively new (sometimes even just minutes)
  • Haven't been shared around much on social media yet
  • Are being shared on social media at a high rate

The result is a constantly changing front page filled with links to interesting new articles from around the web. Links rarely stay on the page for more than five to ten minutes so the content is always guaranteed to be fresh. An indicator at the top of the screen updates every minute with the number of new stories available at the click of a refresh button.

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If you are the sort of person who enjoys being the first to share a particular bit of news in social media circles or if you are simply addicted to always getting the latest news first, hop on over to StoryTide and get your fix now!

About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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