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. Myrstad's Blog » Blog Archive » Content Curation – Growing Up and Coming of Age
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Social media engagement – 5 Cs to use content to your advantage | Beast of Traal 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.
Google launches algorithm change to tackle content copying. Will it help? 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.
Flipboard may have been first to market with their Twitter and Facebook curated news service, but they certainly won’t be the last. NewsMix takes on Flipboard with their curated news app
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. Genieo now available for Mac, recognizes your favorite web content
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. But something unique to magazines does still hold at the center, and a new report on the future of magazines suggests that the future for both print and digital magazines will be strong. The Innovations in Magazines 2010 World Report, prepared by Innovation Media Consulting in conjunction with the International Federation of the Periodical Press, was released March 1 and contains 100 pages of ideas gathered from around the world that could change the magazine industry. Within the report are 30 short profiles of creative methods of making magazines fresh and new in an increasingly competitive media environment. The entire report can be purchased online in printed format for 100 euros or as a PDF for 75 euros. MediaShift . Magazines Require Innovation, Experiments in Digital and Print
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 have the makings of a modern magazine writer. What’s in it from me? Crowdsourced magazines and storytelling
The Three C’s of Social Networking: Consumption, Curation, Creation 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 Journalism Technically, I’m on vacation in warmer climes this week, far away from the northeast’s snowpocalypse du jour.
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The Egypt list: Sulia curates content by curating expertise » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism One 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.
Guillaume Decugis: "The human curation reinjected in the Web" - 20minutes.fr
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. Why content curation is the new hype for content marketing : The LEADSExplorer Blog: Lead generation – Website visitors – CRM – B2B
Companies are realizing the value in “brands as publishers” and are making real commitments to the creation of content in their online marketing mix.
The term curation in the past commonly referred to museum and library professionals.
Content Curation Tools: How To Pick The Right Venue? | Real-Time News Curation | Scoop.it If you are curating content with the idea of saving time, posting more content and getting away with more traffic, greater visibility and ranking in Google, or if you are using some cheap content marketing tactics sold to you as "content curation" you probably don't even care whether what you are doing is "ethical" or not. Content curation is an ethical activity by definition, as it requires you to study, analyze, dissect, find patterns and relationships and to distill, personalize and contextualize them for your readers / viewers, while fully crediting and attributing all sources and relevant references. Everything else, and that is the majority of what is promoted and created in the name of "content curation" around the web nowadays (by the very companies producing many of these content curation tools), is not unethical. It's valueless. There's not any such thing as unethical loving. If you love something, you do.
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Music radio may be dead, but music curation lives on | Puddlegum
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