Hoodline Platform

The Location Intelligence Layer


The Hoodline platform lets people get neighborhood-level insights and relevant information, where and when it matters most to them.

We use machine learning to tag content from more than 200 media partners with exact location coordinates and 20 other unique classifiers across 100 topics and subtopics.

Our APIs make it easy for any app or site to integrate with our platform and select exactly the kinds of local information their users care about, contextualized and in real time.

We also analyze public and private data sets to predict how cities are working at the block level, helping enterprises understand the pulse of the world around them.

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For Consumer Sites
& Apps


Our APIs make it easy for you to provide local discovery for your app, site or email newsletter via a relevant, dynamic feed of local articles and videos.

You can create your own recommendation algorithm or have Hoodline create one for you. Choose from thousands of stories in each city by:

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Geographic Relevance
  • City level, 22 cities and counting
  • Neighborhood level
  • Exact locations with desired radius
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Contextual Relevance
  • 16 category topics, 100+ subtopics and counting
  • Sentiment and emotion
  • Use case (traveler, local)
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Sort Results By:
  • Distance
  • Recency
  • Popularity

Uber Eventbrite ABC
Paragon Nextdoor

For Data Companies


New data sets are quickly becoming available about the world, generated from the products of companies large and small, and from public sources. But they’re siloed, and underexplored. We mine them to figure out the most interesting and important local stories:

News coverage

Have our professional editorial and data science team analyze your (anonymized) data and potentially generate compelling results.

Local distribution

Get our stories and analysis distributed alongside other professional news across our content platform.

Citation marketing

Receive journalistically appropriate source citations to your products within our articles, driving more awareness and traffic around your core products.

Selection of stories
created from data sources

Yelp Trip Advisor CrowdTangle
Slice Intelligence Hotel Tonight

Media Partners


People are using sites and apps to live locally in new ways — which means they spend less time reading the paper, listening to the radio or watch local TV. Each piece of content is organized by location, sentiment and other classifiers across dozens of categories, then made available via our APIs for distribution across any app or site.

  • Reach new users

    We present your brand on popular local sites and apps

  • Drive traffic

    We amplify your content through our distributed channels

  • Earn revenue

    We offer paid opportunities for full syndication partners

  • Effortless integration

    All we need is permission to access your RSS feed—we do the rest

  • Do deeper reporting

    Our editorial-data team can help your publication dig in locally

Vice ABC Advance Digital McClatchy Atlas Obscura

For Developers

Have an idea for a new app? Love data and want to incorporate the best of local media and information? Contact us at developer@hoodline.com