New App Helps Focus On Issues Of Concern

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Ever feel overwhelmed by the worlds problems and think there’s too much information to stay informed on an issue? A new app from a New Haven based company might help.




Track 180 is an app that curates information and articles on subjects and presents them in a form that’s easier to follow and then provides a way for users to immediately get involved. Track180 Founder and CEO Drue Hontz said in a statement, “Information overload creates less understanding of what’s really going on.”

The apps creators said in a press release, that “multiple perspectives on a given topic can share the same stage.”

Ken Sands, former Managing Editor at Bloomberg Government, serves as the Editor-in-Chief. In the press release, he said, “The incessant demand for real-time news provides us with a sea of superficial coverage, without deeper context around the full story, and how it evolves once it’s fallen from the headlines. But when it comes to engaged citizens who are passionate about the issues which impact them and the wider world, people are unsure how to respond and find it difficult to get involved even in the most basic way. That’s where Track180 comes in.”

The initial coverage areas will be:

  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Global Issues
  • Rights
  • US Policy

The stories not only have a call to action but users can see a ripple effect in how the issues can impact other topics.
The app can be downloaded here.


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