Social Bookmarking and PearlTreeStuff
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.
Instead of bookmarks organized with long lists, Pearltrees puts your links into a dynamic, sharable web of connections.
After trying out Pearltrees today, I have to say I’m incredibly impressed. It was featured on CNN.com as a possible next big thing on the web and since its beta launched on Wednesday, there has been massive scrutiny in the online world over its social-network-meets-categorized-mind-map-bookmarking style. The webhounds have definitely stirred and are barking up this flash-based (pearl)tree. What Is It On the surface, Pearltrees is (are?) a fancy bookmarking system that’s guided by a visually intuitive drag-and-drop interface.