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.
Know the News Home | Login/Register RSS / Podcasts Close Home > Get Involved > For Educators > Know the News > Remix the News News Challenge Remixer Menu Websites That Will Let You Create Digital Magazines and Newspapers Nowadays, the digital version of print magazines and newspapers are becoming increasingly popular among publishers as they can save printing and postage costs as well as they are able to reach a whole new audience in the online world. The continuing interest of digital in the adaptation of digital replica editions of newspapers and magazines encourages web developers to create websites that are offering service to allow anyone to create their own digital magazine and newspaper. Some of these websites are very easy to use, simple and provide you with unlimited access to their resources for free. Take a look at these Websites That Will Let You Create Digital Magazines and Newspapers with easiness.
My StoryMaker : Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh my Storymaker® was named one of the Best Websites for Teaching and Learning by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association. People worldwide enjoy my StoryMaker®. Find out what all the fun is about! You have the power to decide -- choosing characters, taking them on adventures and creating your very own story along the way. my StoryMaker® lets you control characters and objects -- and it creates sentences for you! Curation tool Scoop.it adds topic discovery and Tumblr-style following We first covered Scoop.it back at the very end of 2010. 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. The idea is that there are lots of interesting Scoop.it pages that get missed. The new features provide you with new options for uncovering new ‘scoops’ and keeping up to date with the pages you like.
Curation Platforms Comparison Collaborative comparison engine Register Sign in Sign in Sign out 3 Social Publishing Apps That Empower Human Curators 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 from McGrawHill Business was published this week. Microsoft FUSE Labs releases CompanyCrowd – a social content aggregator for businesses Microsoft FUSE Labs just released a brand new project – called the “CompanyCrowd”. 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.
The 50+ Best Ways to Curate and Share Your Favorite Social Media and News Content There’s so much information online just begging to be curated: news, social media, images, video, websites… the list goes on. Reading great content from my favorite blogs and websites is one of my favorite down-time activities. It’s also an important part of my job as an IT Director because I need to stay on top of the latest trends, announcements and tech news. Just a few years ago, the tools I used to use for reading and consuming content were Google Reader, StumbleUpon, Digg, Delicious… you know all the big names. More recently I’ve discovered some great new tools to read and share my favorite content which I’ve included here in this list. Whether you are a person who just likes to stay on top of the latest news, a blogger like me who needs a way to organize the vast amount of information that comes my way or a person who just enjoys sharing what they find with others you’ll love this list.
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. 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. 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. 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. You can then buy any of the items for $30, with free shipping included for U.S. customers. The startup, which just raised funding from Battery Ventures and Founder Collective, was founded by Divya Gugnani, Mariah Chase and Project Runway winner Christian Siriano.
Bookmarklet for Curation with Audience Flockler Bookmarklet is now available for your favorite web browser. Bookmarklet automatically finds title, description and picture for the link you want to share in Flockler. How to use Flockler Bookmarklet? 1) Login to Flockler and click "Bookmarklet" on the top of the page 2) To install bookmarklet, simply drag and drop button to your bookmark toolbar 3) When you find something interesting on the web, click the bookmarklet and curate content to your topic Also adding YouTube videos to post will now be easier. Just copy and paste the link to YouTube video and let Flockler do the rest.