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Street Fight Daily: Yahoo’s Local Search Struggles, Facebook Doubles Mobile Revenue

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo’s Local Search Struggles, Facebook Doubles Mobile Revenue

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyHas Yahoo! Just Given Up on Local/Mobile Search? (Screenwerk)… Facebook Doubles Mobile Ad Revenue, but Costs Also Rise (Recode)… Is 2015 the Year of the Regional Super Bowl Ad? (AdWeek)…

Are Community News Sites and Investors Ready for Each Other?

Tom Grubisich

Are Community News Sites and Investors Ready for Each Other?

Venture-capital and angel investors have been avoiding digital community news — but there’s no mystery about why. There are some profitable one-offs, but most investors aren’t interested in one-offs. They want to put their money in the possibility of a good-sized payoff. That will only come with community news that is part of a network…