Sky News plans a spring web relaunch

In recent weeks, reports, Sky News has designed Facebook applications, developed a iPhone-friendly mobile interface, called for Second Life citizen journalism volunteers, released a Windows Vista gadget, used social media to experiment with new reporting forms, rolled out technology to enhance online news stories with map-based navigation – and more besides.

Sky News will relaunch in the spring with a video-rich site, more citizen journalism and improved use of tagging and linking of content.