Events are an important but historically neglected area of local search, previously the almost exclusive province of newspapers and printed weeklies. Now there are a range of startups and more established sites providing local events information. They include Socializr, Attendio, Eventful, Zvents, Citysearch, AOL Cityguide, Heyletsgo, Jambase, the various ticket sites and Yahoo's Upcoming, among others. And this doesn't include all the online newspaper calendars and entertainment guides.
When Yahoo bought "social events calendar" Upcoming.org more than a year ago, the site was basically thre [...]
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