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4 Promising Curation Tools That Help Make Sense of the Web

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. As the volume of content swirling around the web continues to grow, we're finding ourselves drowning in a deluge of data. Where is the relevant material? Where are the best columns and content offerings? The solution on the horizon is curation. In the past 90 days alone, there has been an explosion of new software offerings that are the early leaders in the curation tools category. 1. Storify co-founder Burt Herman worked as a reporter for the Associated Press during a 12-year career, six of those in news management as a bureau chief and supervising correspondent. At the AP, editors sending messages to reporters asking them to do a story would regularly write, “Can u pls storify?” Storify is currently invite only. 2. 3. 4. Conclusion

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Curation - The Third Web Frontier Posted by Guest Writer - January 8, 2011 Here is a guest article by Partice Lamothe - CEO of Pearltrees (Pearltrees is a consulting client of SVW.) This is a lightly edited version of "La troisième frontière du Web" that appeared in the magazine OWNI - Digital Journalism - March 2010. App of the Week: Instapaper Title: InstapaperPlatform: iPad and iPhone (The Android Marketplace includes apps, such as InstaFetch, that integrate with Instapaper)Cost: $4.99 Have you ever been reading through Twitter, or Zite, or Pulse, or something else on an iPhone or iPad and thought to yourself, "That looks really interesting but I don't have time to read it now." It's likely that you have. Or, have you ever talked with teens using an iPad or iPhone for research and looking for a way to collect resources for later reading and use? It's possible that you have.

10 European Startups To Watch in 2011 When you hear Silicon Valley discuss the European startup scene it’s often negatively. Some say that the investors aren’t brave enough, some say the entrepreneurs aren’t bold enough. Whether there’s any truth in these accusations or not, the fact is that there are startups across Europe that are brimming with original ideas and creativity. Following on from our 10 Exciting European Startups from 2010, here are 10 startups to look out for in 2011. Pearltrees Curation We largely invest in consumer web services with a large number of engaged users where the users create the content. Services like this can become messy and hard to navigate. There is always a signal to noise issue.

The Future Of Content Curation Tools - Part I Content curation tools are in their infancy. Nonetheless you see so many of them around, there are more new curation tools coming your way soon, with lots of new features and options. Existing content curation services will in fact need to start rolling up their sleeves as the next wave of offerings will significantly go well beyond what is possible with present day tools Photo credit: 3D Flower by ShutterStock In this last few years I have looked at, signed up for and tested over 400 content curation tools, which I have gradually collected and listed first here: SXSW 2011: Andy Carvin - the man who tweeted the revolution Andy Carvin: 'I see my Twitter account as a newsgathering operation.' Photograph: Anna Gordon for the Guardian Andy Carvin is getting a little sick of talking about which verb best describes what he does. "It's somewhere between reporting and collaborative network journalism, and George Plimpton-like oral history, except that I'm doing it in real time in 140 characters. I don't know what to call that and I don't care as long as people don't waste my time trying to give it a name."

Tags & Folksonomies - What are they, and why should you care? Tags, or folksonomies are actually a lot simpler than much of the acedemic debate surrounding them. Put simply, they are a user defined method for organizing data. Im going to try to explain what they are, why they are important to marketers and web devs and suggest some ways you might use them. Follow the title link above for the full post.

Curation Becomes Social: Pearltrees Launches 'Team' Version Posted by Tom Foremski - December 7, 2010 [For much of this year I have been working with Pearltrees, which offers a visual web site curation service based on the visual metaphor of 'pearls' please see below for an example.] Pearltrees this week launched a "Team" version of its curation service that allows groups of people to collaborate on curating a topic. Up until now each Pearltree was the responsibility of one person.

MySpace reposition on curation The launch of the new MySpace begins today; it marks not only the release of a completely overhauled design, but the start of a fundamental shift in focus for what was once the world's preeminent social network. MySpace will roll out a completely revamped interface to its users starting today, but the rollout won't be complete until the end of November. And because so much has changed, we can't possibly cover every aspect of the new website and mobile experience in a single article. Everything from the homepage to profiles to the new Topic Pages focus on transforming MySpace from a social network into a "social entertainment destination." The site is now focused exclusively on the 13 to 35-year-old demographic — Generation Y, in other words. Its new goal is to become "the leading entertainment destination that is socially powered by the passions of fans and curators."

Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List The Ultimate List of Content Curation Tools and accompanying map, is comprised of both business grade tools that support organizations’ content marketing strategies, as well as personal curation tools that can be used by individuals for hobbyist or organizational purposes. Content curation is when an individual (or team) consistently finds, organizes, annotates and shares the most relevant and highest quality digital content on a specific topic for their target market. Curation is a great way to support your created content strategy, publish content consistently and keep track of your favorite information sources. Enlightened content marketers are using a content mix that is only 65% created, with the remainder being 25% curated and 10% syndicated.

Twitter and the Anti-Playstation Effect on War Coverage As I follow the remarkable political transformations ongoing in the Middle East and North Africa through social media, I’m struck by the depth of the difference between news curation and anchoring on Twitter versus Television. In this post, I’d like to argue that Television functions as a distancing technology while social media works in the opposite direction: through transparency of the process of narrative construction, through immediacy of the intermediaries, through removal of censorship over images and stories (television never shows the truly horrific pictures of war), and through person-to-person interactivity, social media news curation creates a sense of visceral and intimate connectivity, in direct contrast to television, which is explicitly constructed to separate the viewer from the events. Although it is the first factor most people think of, I believe that the distancing effect of TV isn’t just because TV is broadcast and social media is interactive.

Bad Ads and Zero-Days: Reemerging Threats Challenge Trust in Supply Chains and Best Practices - Security Roundup In the beginning of 2015, we were faced with a paradox: none of the prominent threats were new—the schemes and attacks we saw used very common cybercriminal tactics—and yet they were all still so effective. Regardless of how well individuals and organizations implemented basic security measures, the simplest of blind spots had left them exposed. Who knew online and mobile ads, over-the-counter transactions, and even basic Word documents could still cause so much trouble? Online advertising attacks shatter trust in the "supply chain" Complete and blind trust in third-party vendors or service providers can put online users at risk. Cybercriminals used infected online ads to inject the BEDEP malware, which automatically downloads itself when the ads are displayed.

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