engine - 5:55 pm on Nov 15, 2010 (gmt 0)
Yahoo Launches Contributor Network [yhoo.client.shareholder.com]
Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) today is inviting people to contribute to many of its most popular sites with the launch of the Yahoo! Contributor Network, a new platform for people to publish their creative content on Yahoo!. The Yahoo! Contributor Network is an evolution of the Associated Content platform and will bring contributions from more than 400,000 writers, photographers, and videographers to the Internet's largest media destinations, including Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Sports, and even the Yahoo! homepage, among many others.
"The launch of the Yahoo! Contributor Network is a great example of how Yahoo! is executing against its content strategy. In less than six months since the acquisition of Associated Content, we've completely retooled the platform in order to bring the people's voice to Yahoo!," said Carol Bartz, CEO, Yahoo!. "Bringing this authentic perspective to Yahoo!'s most popular sites will deepen our engagement with the millions of people who visit us every day and provide new opportunities for creative contributors who participate in the Yahoo! experience."