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Netscape is reporting that they have completed their planned changes to the website. According to Tom Drapeau, the Propeller social news experience will not be going away. Instead, within the next few weeks, Propeller content will be seen on both the portal and AOL News. Netscape also goes on to apologize about the recent performance issues, assuring users that they are hard at work trying to figure those out.

Tom did give us a little bit of insight into their new social news platform:

In the near future, we will be able to share information about our new social news platform, which we are extremely excited about. It will bring together the best of all worlds: a world class design team, an advanced website platform, and a host of new and interesting ways to enjoy social news

Keep an eye on It will be interesting to see if this site is successful or not.

Netscape To Propel New Social News Outlet

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After recently announcing the death of it’s social news outlet, Netscape has announced today that they will be migrating it’s site into it’s new home As Tom puts it,

It is important to us that you feel empowered to choose how you want to consume your news and participate in the community. As we mentioned in a recent post, the site will soon be redirected to the new Netscape portal, a more traditional and editorially-driven news experience. It’s already live, so you can check it out now if you haven’t already. You’ll notice some elements of our social news site there in short order, so that it will be easy for you to go back and forth and engage in each if you like.

So Netscape will still maintain a social news experience, except this time, it will be on it’s own domain away from It will be interesting to see if Propeller ends up being any more successful then it’s predecessor.