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The Best Websites On The Internet

Because the web is constantly changing, it can be hard to keep track of which sites have the best content and resources. To help make things a little easier, we’ve compiled an enormous list of the best websites on the Internet, in fourteen handy categories. The websites on this list are those that we consider to be the best: genuinely useful, top-of-the-line sites that will get you what you need. We update this list regularly, so check back periodically, and be sure to tell your friends! Categories: Movies | Music | News | Shopping | Productivity | Learning | Social | Search | Online Privacy | Browsing | Finance | Books | Software | Files Movies Netflix Hulu Plus Hulu Plus, Netflix ad-funded younger brother, is a little rougher around the edges than Netflix — but also more profitable.

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The Growth of Content Curation Sites

Buzzfeed, Distractify, UsvsTh3m, Worth a Share and many more provide curated content of the trending web stories, images and videos. For a number of years, niche blogs have been publishing curated topics that help with inspiration and education; Art blogs, design blogs, software blogs and now the most inspiring, funny, shocking, cute and plain odd internet content has been curated into carefully themed blog posts. The Rise What fuelled the growth of these sites, especially Buzzfeed? There are a wide number of factors that could have boosted the growth of these websites, below are a few I believe have made it possible. Social Media The growth of Facebook and Twitter enables more sharing of our own content and content that users have found across the internet. Smartphones and Tablets Without the mobile device revolution these websites may not have made it big. Video and Photo Hosting Demographics The Positives Engaging Content Easy To Share Huge Reach.

iTools - use the best tools. Featured tools tools on iTools. Pinterest is now more useful for sharing articles. Pinterest has been enhancing its pins with more and more contextual information since earlier this year, and today the company is adding even more detail into the mix.

Pinterest is now more useful for sharing articles

Pins that link back to full stories will now include context about the linked article, including its headline, author, and description — rather than just an image and little more as they did before. Not all articles will work at launch, but so long as the source article has the right data attached to it, Pinterest says that it'll be able to pull it in. More details could mean more interest Though pinned articles already include a link out to their source, Pinterest's users have tended to stay within the site, rather than clicking through to stories that pique their interest.

This new update could begin to change that. How To Get The Most Out Of Google+ Today - ReadWrite. Since its makeover in May, Google+ has been steadily winning a war of aesthetics over Facebook, which has yet to roll out its redesigned News Feed to all users.

How To Get The Most Out Of Google+ Today - ReadWrite

While a visual overhaul is a great way to draw in users who have long neglected the mandatory social component of the Gmail address, Google+ has yet to succeed at making some of its new, highly powerful features more noticeable. To the average user who may only casually use Google+, it's a better looking yet more empty social hub when compared with its competitors. When taking into account the ways in which Google+ is in fact a richer, more discussion-based and interactive experience, the social network begins to look like a far better place to spend one's time online. See also Google+ Turns Two: Why I'm Becoming A Convert Luckily, these somewhat lesser-known features are not at all hidden, but do take a bit of explaining.

Hashtags: Google+'s Discussion Discovery Feature That's not all. Animated GIFs That Blend Into The Background.