Content Curators Are The New Superheros Of The Web. Yesterday, the ever-churning machine that is the Internet pumped out more unfiltered digital data.
Yesterday, 250 million photos were uploaded to Facebook, 864,000 hours of video were uploaded to YouTube, and 294 BILLION emails were sent. And that's not counting all the check-ins, friend requests, Yelp reviews and Amazon posts, and pins on Pintrest. Internet : quatre outils indispensables à Homo bordelicus - Technologie. The best content curation tools online. 9 content curation tools that better organise the web.
Content curation is a huge deal on the web today.
As content on the web grows exponentially, our ability to make sense of it is inversely proportional. In other words, we are fast sinking under the sheer amount of content pouring onto the web every day. The social web hasn’t made life any easier on content production either – in fact its lowered the barrier to entry. According to Facebook, 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news blogs etc) are shared each month on the social network, with no sign of slowing. Right now it seems that content curation, and curation platforms are going to be an area of growth on the web.
Is There A Business Model To Support Some Of The Great New Curation Tools? I love talking about the things I enjoy using.
The emerging ecosystem in which a bunch of smart people curate long form journalism is definitely one of those things. The companies are called Instapaper, Longreads, Longform. I love the material they find for me and I’m in the debt of developers who wrote neat applications that help me manage my very own library of great stories. My reading selection process for long articles (say above 2500 words) goes like this. DLD 2012 – @Jack Dorsey: Twitter's business model works.
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. 4 Promising Curation Tools That Help Make Sense of the Web. Steven Rosenbaum is a curator, author, filmmaker and entrepreneur.
He is the CEO of Magnify.net, a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. His book Curation Nation is slated to be published this spring by McGrawHill Business. Clipboard, Your Personal Online Note-Taking Solution. With a resume that includes: founding Microsoft Live Labs, Yahoo!
Research Labs, and Overture Research, being the VP of Technology at Yahoo! And Technical Fellow at Microsoft, winning the World Technology Award, and authoring a book about the computational properties in nature and the perception of beauty (yeah), Gary Flake left his job with Microsoft to pursue the lone missing ingredient from his career – starting his own business. Now, as the founder of Clipboard, a browser plugin that allows for seamless note-taking, organizing, and sharing, Flake is able to flex his entrepreneurial muscles without the holdups that come with working at a large corporation.