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The impetus to this blog post (developed via curation and creation), was my fascination when I came across the following story that broke in the middle of May: ”Man tracks stolen laptop hundreds of miles away, calls thief”. – A very real example of what is going on in the content curation space today. @seanpower (Sean Power), an Ottawa, Canada native living in New York, was on a visit to Canada (without his laptop), when he discovered, through his Prey software, that his laptop was in the hands’ of a stranger back in New York.
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I have always stressed my belief that ‘content is king’, particularly when it comes to corporate/brand approaches to social media. Unlike social media marketing, social media engagement starts from content and builds on that.
In a blog post last week , Matt Cutts, head of Google's Webspam team, wrote about the progress the team has made in reducing the amount of spam in search engine results.
Genieo is now available for the Mac with a unique approach to managing information overload. The developers are interested in a service that learns your preferred topics, your trusted sources and how you find and read information on the web. Genieo then presents you with content you're certain to like, without any scripting or filtering from you, the user.
Some magazine fans may feel like their favorite publications are dissolving into fragments of their former selves: fractured content distributed throughout the web, social media, digital editions and the surviving print versions.
A few months ago, when a volcano erupted and I was stuck in Dublin, I said this :
As a child, did you ever imagine yourself waiting for a call from people in need, people who were praying that you’d see their signal and come to the rescue? If so, you might ha ve the makings of a modern magazine writer.
Over the years, social networks have lured us from the confines of our existing realities into a new genre of digital domains that not only captivated us, but fostered the creation of new realities.
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Who is The Daily trying to reach? What problem is it trying to solve? » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of JournalismTechnically, I’m on vacation in warmer climes this week, far away from the northeast’s snowpocalypse du jour .
The Egypt list: Sulia curates content by curating expertise » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of JournalismOne of the biggest challenges in covering the unrest in Egypt — or, for that matter, in covering any event that’s in some way “foreign” — is determining who can provide relevant and accurate news about the event.
Content marketing is too demanding Content marketing is the hype as it uses content as a currency to get attention of your audience or potential customers instead of paying for advertising. The main drawback of content marketing is the requirement of creating content.
Companies are realizing the value in “brands as publishers” and are making real commitments to the creation of content in their online marketing mix.
Digital curation is the selection, [ 1 ] preservation , maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] Digital curation establishes, maintains and adds value to repositories of digital data for present and future use. [ 2 ] This is often accomplished by archivists, librarians, scientists, historians, and scholars.
The thing that amazes me most when it comes to what is supposedly "news and content curation" on platforms like Scoop.it, is that some of the most popular and trafficked channels have nothing to do with curating a topic for a specific audience.
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