Pearltrees. Pearltrees refers to itself as "a place for your interests". Functionally the product is a visual and collaborative curation tool that allows users to organize, explore and share any URL they find online as well as to upload personal photos, files and notes. The product features a unique visual interface that allows users to drag and organize collected URLs, and other digital objects. that themselves can be further organized into collections and sub-collections, (URLs).
Users of the product can also engage in social/collaborative curation using a feature called Pearltrees Teams. Pearltrees was founded by Patrice Lamothe, CEO, Alain Cohen, CTO, Nicolas Cynober, Technical Director, Samuel Tissier, Ergonomy/UI and Francois Rocaboy, CMO. History Development of Pearltrees began in 2007. In July 2012 Pearltrees launched their iPhone app.
Pearltrees introduced Pearltrees 2.0 on May 22nd, 2014. Usage Privacy PearlTrees: Save, Organize And Share Your Bookmarks, Notes And Photos. Social bookmarking sites are widely used by all kinds of users to organize, share and promote websites.
These websites have recently been adding more interactive features which is making them similar to social networking platforms, while providing the utility to manage bookmarks at the same time. Pearltrees is a website for managing your digital library, where you can collect, organize, promote and share things that you like across the internet. At Pearltrees you can not only manage your bookmarked web pages, shared photos, add notes but also co-ordinate with other users to curate your collection sets and also find things that interest you. If you have used Pinterest, then you might find Pearltrees quite easy to use. Like many social bookmarking sites, you can setup your own category (Pearltree) to curate it.
Once signed in, you will be displayed with the option to connect your Facebook and Twitter account to instantly share items. How can this be used for presentations in PowerPoint? When is the social curation bubble going to burst? You just can’t move for social curation services right now.
The biggest noise might be coming from Pinterest, which is growing like a weed — but whether it’s the new-look Delicious, Switzerland’s Paperli, shopping curation site Svpply, image service Mlkshk or another site, the fact is that almost everybody seems to want to help you save and sort and share the things you find on the web right now. With this swirl of activity, then, it’s no surprise to hear that Parisian service Pearltrees — slogan “collect, organize, discover” — has just raised another $6 million of funding, led by local conglomerate Groupe Accueil. The company, which has been running in public since 2009, welcomed the injection of funds as a way to help expand and scale up its system for bookmarking and organizing, which is based around a clustered visual interface. And it needs that scale.
Right now Pearltrees is small and has moderate momentum, building up 350,000 users in the past three years. Content Curation Basics: How To Use Pearltrees. Cratyle.