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Delicious Vertical Acuity. Swift River. PSFK. Frequency. Memolane Video. CurationSoft. Timelines. Choosito. Beans. LearnFizz. Scrible. Curatr. Silk. Storination. Comparison of Curation Tools. Google Plus. Curata. PearlTrees. Scoop.It. The Surprising (Content) Future of Google+ 7 Content Curation Tools to Keep up With (and Share) Industry News. Guest post by Courtney Seiter Show of hands: Who has enough time every day to read up on your industry’s news?

7 Content Curation Tools to Keep up With (and Share) Industry News

Oh, and everything new you need to know to market your business? Yeah, me neither. But knowing what’s going on in your space is critical for content creation, competitive intelligence and social media efforts. To cut through the glut of information to make sure the good stuff rises to the top, I employ a lot of help in the form of content curation tools. Here are 7 of my favorite content curation tools and a little information about how they can make you more efficient. The world's first Content Logistics Platform. Intel AppUp and the problem of content curation. Home » News Intel held its annual AppUp Elements conference in Seattle last week.

Intel AppUp and the problem of content curation

Amongst the announcements including that of Tizen , one of the more relevant topics touched upon was content curation. The session led by Peter Biddle , GM AppUp Products , was a fresh look at the app curation model and how AppUp could innovate. The problem of app discovery is not one to be overlooked. Subjot: A Twitter alternative that lets you curate content. Do we really need more social networks?

Subjot: A Twitter alternative that lets you curate content

Looking at New York based Chris and Becky Carella’s latest venture, Subjot, the answer could well be ‘yes’. Twitpic founder Noah Everett just launched his own Twitter clone, Heello, which has been met with raised eyebrows and confusion. Heello feels far too much like a barebones version of Twitter, at least for the time being. Subjot, on the other hand, makes a decent effort in terms of setting itself apart. Subjot is not just another Twitter clone. How does it work? Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders.

Exclusive first look: Pearltrees iPad app enables new kind of content curation. launches new design and visual bookmarking to help discovery. Curating and sharing links on the web is a hot space. launches new design and visual bookmarking to help discovery

Delicious has relaunched, and services we’ve written about like are trying to get you to share all of your links on its service. Utopic goes a step further in helping you discover and share links, videos, music, and pictures that are relevant to you with its brand new gorgeous design and visual bookmarking launch. Utopic had this to say about its new visual bookmarking feature: With one click you can now save, tag, share and later quickly recover anything on the internet that you find interesting. The same goes for your favourites and links already shared on social networks. Curation tool adds topic discovery and Tumblr-style following. We first covered back at the very end of 2010.

Curation tool adds topic discovery and Tumblr-style following

The site lets you create topic-based pages, pulling in content from around the Web and featuring submissions from other users if you choose. Since then the social curation service has opened up support to a wider variety of content and now its rolling out new discovery features. See Percolate In Action [Video] Zotero: A Serious Online Research Tool — Online Collaboration. For years, I’ve been looking for a serious online research tool that would let me not just add to the ratnest of bookmarks and “favorites” I have, but really control, annotate, correlate, tag and source online material.

Zotero: A Serious Online Research Tool — Online Collaboration

Last week, as I was gearing up to join WWD, I found an awesomely deep, free, open source and innovative tool in the form of a super-stable FireFox 2.0 extension: Zotero. Zotero is a brainchild of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, well funded thanks to several grants, including $1.2 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The money shows – Zotero is as slick as any commercial product, the documentation is deep and tasty with lots of nicely done screencasts and the developer info is some of the best Open Source project docs I’ve seen.

SendTheTrend Allows You To Create A Curated Online Store of Accessories. Send the Trend, a recently launched e-commerce site that brings personalization to the world of fashion accessories, is launching a new way for shoppers to curate their favorite items and make money at the same time, MyStyle.

SendTheTrend Allows You To Create A Curated Online Store of Accessories

For background, Send the Trend offers its customers personalized, affordable accessories such as fashion jewelry, sunglasses, scarves and more. The site takes you through a very short survey of what kind of accessories you may want, and it then provides stylist-curated customized recommendations for five different accessories for you. Explore The Community. Microsoft FUSE Labs releases CompanyCrowd – a social content aggregator for businesses. Microsoft FUSE Labs just released a brand new project – called the “CompanyCrowd”.

Microsoft FUSE Labs releases CompanyCrowd – a social content aggregator for businesses

This new research project is aimed at businesses or individuals which helps them easily aggregate social and media content from around the internet about a particular company or topic they’re interested in. Below is a description from the official project page: CompanyCrowd automatically collects stories, media, and social content to create a living newspaper about the companies that are most important to you and your business. It’s fast, easy, and crowd-curated.CompanyCrowd makes this easy by first finding all the social data into one search index and then leverages the wisdom of the crowd to curate the right topics, experts, and personalities for the company or product in question. Contribute. Add a Personal Touch To Any Webpage With BO.LT. BO.LT is a platform that allows anyone to copy, edit, comment on, endorse, share and socialize any webpage. Add your own personal touch to the webpages you share.

Great applications and services make people feel more powerful. Such is the belief of Jamie Roche, one half of the fraternal twosome behind BO.LT, a startup that exited invite-only stage one week ago. BO.LT empowers its users by letting them remix any webpage and do so anonymously, should they so desire. Here’s how te service works: Enter a URL, just as you would on any URL shortening service, and BO.LT creates an exact replica of the page, storing the copy on BO.LT’s custom-built network.

BO.LT’s page-editing options are quite sophisticated and allow for adding links, deleting chunks of page content and replacing webpage images with your own. Save and Share Interesting Content. Ingenic - Save and share useful information. Bookmarklet for Curation with Audience. Flockler Bookmarklet is now available for your favorite web browser.

Bookmarklet for Curation with Audience

Bookmarklet automatically finds title, description and picture for the link you want to share in Flockler. Squrl: The best place to watch and discover video. How to set up your Website. Got content? Curate it with these top 20 websites — TechChi. A new Austin-based startup, Give As You Get, wants to make it easy for people to support their favorite nonprofit organization while shopping for items online.

Got content? Curate it with these top 20 websites — TechChi

“We’ve gotten a great response from the community,” said David Sandal, who launched the site late last year. How to BO.LT! Howard RheingoldScoop. Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on They are here to share their insights and advice with you. Howard Rheingold is a critic, writer, and teacher; his specialties are on the cultural, social and political implications of modern communication media such as the Internet, mobile telephony and virtual communities (a term he is credited with inventing). Stroome Brings Easy Video Collaboration and Social Sharing to the Cloud at DEMO Fall 2011. Free Service Will Let Video Content Curators Dip Into World's Largest Rights-Cleared Clip Pool for Fast Video Creation SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - Stroome, the free, cloud-based video platform that lets users quickly edit, remix, discover and share video, will be demonstrating onstage at the prestigious DEMO Fall 2011 conference being held this week at the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley.

Journalists, filmmakers, musicians, students, sports enthusiasts, travelers, activists, bloggers -- basically anyone who wants to create original content -- can use the Stroome service. Stroome users can work alone or find like-minded collaborators to create and share video. Put a little LO.VE into Your Pages. Social curation with Pinterest. It’s tool time, so today’s post is about Pinterest, a social curation tool. Pinterest is a curation platform with a specific focus: to help users collect visually rich web pages or uploaded images (“pins”) on pages called “pinboards,” connecting objects to associations meaningful to the user.

In their About page, the folks at Pinterest describe how people ” use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes.” But people also use Pinterest to organize design inspirations, illustrations, paintings, tech tools, favorite books, among other “objects,” which is why it has its place as a learning tool as well. A pinboard by Pinterest user Sha, collecting design inspiration for his work at Trulia. The technology (or what are my powers?) Pinterest is in beta, so the tool is evolving. Tweetdoc: Document your twitter event. 30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use. As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, “information overload” is something we all seem to suffer.

It is becoming more difficult to weed through all the “stuff” out there and pluck out the best, most share-worthy tidbits of information, especially if your topic is niche. Susan Kistler on Content Curation Part II: Comparing Curation Tools Using the Same Content Items. My name is Susan Kistler and I am the American Evaluation Association’s Executive Director. Photovine Lets You Publicly Share Photos Based on Specific Topics. Searcheeze - Search collaboration made easy! Ungoogling the Web.

Content Curation with Google+ Snipi Bookmarklet. Wikipedia to Add Research Mega-Tool for Hot News Article Editors. Wikipedia pages about big news events are edited so fast and furious it's hard to keep track of why decisions were made, to make sure the editing is really optimized and to ensure that the most trustworthy sources get trusted and cited. A new experiment with crisis mapping organization Ushahidi is looking to change that. Ushahidi announced this morning that it has launched a new project called WikiSweeper, a new version of its open source hybrid of Tweetdeck and Google Reader called Sweeper that's built for Wikipedia editors.

Sweeper aggregates all kinds of multimedia streams into an analytics-rich, real-time curation interface. social curation technology, interesting people discovery tech. We’re Curating Cool Curators (and Want More!) €œCool Curators” is the Flipboard name for people who collect and share (usually via Twitter or a blog) interesting stuff from around the Web. These folks have their own category in our Content Guide, and still others are scattered about in places like Art & Photos and Tech & Science. A few more cool curators are building curated sections just for Flipboard. Using Diigo for Collaborative Curation. Image via CrunchBase. Introducing Bing Editors’ Picks: A Guide to Great Sites - Search Blog - Site Blogs - Bing Community. Introducing Bing Editors’ Picks: A Guide to Great Sites Looking for travel tips or great food blogs? Or, maybe you need to know the best place to get advice on party planning.