09/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mediashift's Rich Gordon: Huffington Post's Social News Helps Close Awareness Gap

This week, one of the top news sites on the Web -- the Huffington Post -- launched a new service (HuffPost Social News) that delivers on that potential. I've been playing around with Social News this week, and it's quite compelling.

Huffington Post Readers:
Social News is a collaboration with Facebook that connects HuffPost users to their Facebook friends, the news they are reading, and the stories they are commenting on.

Co-founder and Editor-In-Chief Arianna Huffington introduced the application on Monday.

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