#SFSNYC: Patch has Grown Up ‘Enormously,’ Says Webster

In a fireside chat with Forbes’ Jeff Bercovici at the Street Fight Summit on Tuesday, Patch’s co-founder and president, Warren Webster, defended his closely watched hyperlocal network, denying reports that the AOL property was struggling to sustain its rapid growth.

Patch Takes a Page From Arianna’s Playbook

AOL is bringing Arianna Huffington’s freebie content strategy to its Patch network of hyperlocals. Patch Editor-in-Chief Brian Farnham has tasked his 800+ editors each with recruiting five to 10 local bloggers to contribute unpaid content for their respective sites…