Yahoo! News tests 'new design, content features, targets social media users'

Yahoo! News invites readers to try its next version, sporting new design and content features with a wider footprint, as well as larger text. Content has also been rearranged, with easier access to the most popular stories of the day and top news videos from around the country. Another interesting change: “Readers coming to Yahoo News from social media sites […]

Yahoo! News invites readers to try its next version, sporting new design and content features with a wider footprint, as well as larger text. Content has also been rearranged, with easier access to the most popular stories of the day and top news videos from around the country. Another interesting change: “Readers coming to Yahoo News from social media sites will see shorter versions of news stories at first, with links to similar stories featured more prominently.” “Yahoo figures that these readers are more likely to click through to new stories, and are less concerned with reading the full article,” reports TechCrunch

Go to Yahoo! News and click the “Try the new Yahoo! News” link at the top of the page.