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Whrrl partners with Maponics for local search and mapping

SEATTLE: Pelago, Inc., the makers of Whrrl, announced a partnership with Maponics for Neighborhood Boundaries to power their location data needs. Whrrl is a location-aware, mobile social networking service that allows friends to share their experiences in real time.

As part of the agreement, Maponics Neighborhood Boundaries will power Whrrl with over 50,000 targeted neighborhoods in 2,000 cities across the U.S. and Canada. The service provides both large scale, major area neighborhoods (commonly known local neighborhoods), and smaller sub-neighborhoods for narrower searches, giving Whrrl users a choice between a high-level or more granular local views.