We were thriled this morning to learn we made it to the #1 spot of SocialBrite.org’s JD Lasica list of top tools for Content Curation. If you don’t know JD’s work yet, we encourage you to check it out as he’s one of the most respected experts on Social Media. Continue reading
“One day I realized I was spending more time thinking about my blog posts than about my WIP (work in progress).” writes author Sara Rosett. But as she shut down her blogs, she still felt she “wanted something a little more interactive, but without the huge time commitment of daily blogging.“ Continue reading
“Blogging is still important, but Scoop.it should be the hub of your social activities.” writes Marty Smith in this very complete review of Scoop.it. Marty’s feedback is very interesting as you can take it as an experiment: – What is Continue reading
“Algorithms can help, but more fundamentally, we need to figure out what we want a diverse pool of information to look like.” Jonathan Stray gives interesting ideas on niemanlab.org on how to avoid the filter bubble, among which curation. “Editors Continue reading
As Therese Torris explains on this blog post: “there is more smart content online than anybody could ever read“. So that’s why she decided to embrace curation rather than contributing to the “ongoing content inflation“. Continue reading
The analogy of Curation shaping up a Global Brain is one we’ve used before: great to see it make progress and be defended! Interesting article by Eliot van Buskirk on evolved.fm.
What trends should we be looking for with the future of the interest graph? How will the social graph play into the interest graph? Who or what do you see as your greatest competition? What will it take for Scoop.it to prevail? Continue reading
Curation is going to be a big topic at the TechWeek Conference starting this Friday 6/22 in Chicago. I’ll be speaking at two sessions related to it but there are several others worth looking at as they show how important Curation is becoming as a trend. Not just to the Social Media experts who predicted it, but now also to people and businesses everywhere. Continue reading
From Technorati.com :
“It is really about how the cyber world is changing and shaping the needs and expectations which have evolved beyond mere key word search and how services like Scoop.it will meet those because Google won’t.”
In this vibrant praise of Scoop.it, blogger Shred Pillai points out the changes we’re seeing in the way we look for information. From basic search, we now look more and more for meaning and context from human experts. And this is what Scoop.it is curation is all about. Continue reading
If you’ve followed curation as a trend, you’ve heard of Steve Rosenbaum. His book Curation Nation was instrumental last year in making curation and curators emerge as a trend and as an important group.
As Steve puts it, curators are the Web’s super heroes.
But as Steve says, it’s just starting and this is just the beginning. And from what we can see in Austin this year, he’s damn right! Continue reading