Fwix launches a sneak peek of "Local Trend Search," that allow users "to search for things "happening at any place right now" to its iPhone and iPad news app at more than 200 English-speaking locations worldwide. "Fwix Local Trend Search rounds up news, events, government data, business reviews, check-ins from Twitter, Foursquare or Gowalla and more into a single view of a given geo-location."
"On far left, in screenshot for yankee stadium, New York. you see several types of content refinements — News, Events, Photos, and Updates -- Posts from sites like Twitter, Foursquare, and Gowalla -- News results from traditional media sites and local blogs -- Events results from sites like Eventful and StubHub -- Photos results seem to rely very heavily on geotagged Flickr images. You'll also notice an advertisement showing above search results on left. Fwix offers locally-targeted advertising via its AdWire product."