World News (WN) Network is a news aggregator founded in 1995 and launched online in 1998. In 2003, Search Engine Watch praised the service for its "Special Reports", and called it "an interesting alternative" to other news aggregation services. It has an Excellent rating in trustworthiness, and child safety according to an online reputation scorecard.
However, the site is criticised there and elsewhere for spamming itself into unrelated search engine results by various means, including – but not limited to – embedding large numbers of users' YouTube videos for no discernable purpose.
Norton Safe Web gave World News (WN) an "OK Safe" rating, and found no issues regarding Computer Threat, Identity Threat, Annoyance Factor.McAfee SiteAdvisor tested the site, and didn't find any significant security issues.