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June 30, 2008updated 07 Nov 2023 5:49am

Sky News relaunching site with Pluck and Daylife features

By Martin Stabe wirepost

Sky News is set to unveil its new website in the early hours of Tuesday morning, the rolling news channel said today.

The new site, which has been in public beta testing this week, promises to be a video-rich site with a host of new features, including community functionality from partners Pluck and news aggregation from Daylife.

Users will be able to personalise the stories they see using a feature called “Choose Your News”.

A “story tracker” feature will allow users to receive updates on a developing story on the site.

The site will also include a community features powered by Pluck, which will allow registered users of the site to write blog posts to the site.

New topic pages that aggregate stories from both Sky News and external websites using the news aggregator Daylife.

Media bloggers Simon Dickson and Andy Dickinson have already posted reviews of the beta site, as has e-Consultancy.

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