Topic: EveryBlock

6 Hyperlocal Failures That Foreshadowed AOL Patch's Woes

Layoffs latest in a six-year trend of bad news

The digital hyperlocal news model took yet another hit today with AOL Patch laying off some 500 employees, nearly half of the business unit's workforce. But it's not exactly shocking…

NBC's EveryBlock Experiment Folds

Yet another casualty in the hyperlocal news wars

The hyperlocal news network EveryBlock, owned and operated by NBC News, is shutting down operations, per a post on the site's company blog. Founded in 2007 and acquired by in…