The first 20 (twenty) registered members to reply to this post will be sent an invite to Newsvine.
Newsvine, Inc. is a privately-held company based in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 2005 by Mike Davidson, Calvin Tang, Lance Anderson and Mark Budos, with Josh Yockey joining them shortly thereafter. The development team is made up of veterans from the Disney Internet Group/ESPN, who left to create Newsvine.com.
Newsvine.com is a website consisting of a community-driven newsonomy. Users write articles and save links to external content, vote, comment and chat on article pages created by both users and journalists from the Associated Press. So far, the website is in it’s private beta stage and registration for accounts are done only by invitation. If a person wishes to use the site but does not know anyone to get an invite from, he can submit his e-mail address and the Newsvine staff can send the user an invite.