Category Archives: Curation

We’re all Digital Content Curators (but some of you don’t know it).

Digital Content Curation is the emergent skill for 21st century knowledge workers. A skill as important as learning how to swim, and just as relevant if you don’t want to drown in a sea of (useless) information! A new workshop on the topic begins 20th June in London. Continue reading

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Content Curation Primer

The Internet is a wonderful invention. We can find out almost anything we need to know, from cures for rashes to what’s on at the local cinema to the recipe for chocolate cake. We’ve come to expect that whatever we … Continue reading

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From Creating To Sense-Making: That’s What Curation Is All About

Effective content curation will help us to focus and make sense of our complex and ambiguous world, to understand context and ultimately to make better decisons. Continue reading

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The Basic Flipboard Curation Guide

See on Scoop.it – Data Informatics Stephen Dale‘s insight: Flipboard (an App available for iOS and Android) is my favourite app for consuming and sharing inrormation. Relevence is improved by being able to choose the topics you want to follow, … Continue reading

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Need To Explain To Others What Content Curation Is? Use This Visual Collection

See on Scoop.it – The Social Web What is content curation about? Diagram, charts and infographics to make sense of the curation conundrum   Stephen Dale‘s insight: A great collection of visual aids to help explain the concepts of Content … Continue reading

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What has Yahoo! Actually Acquired: A Snapshot of Tumblr in Q1 2013 – GlobalWebIndex

Yesterday (20th May 2013) Yahoo! finally confirmed its all-cash acquisition of the social media platform, Tumblr. Will there be a conflict of demographics, i.e.Yahoo’s more sedate and aged demographic vs.Tumblr’s young, cool, informed and fickle user-base? Time will tell! Continue reading

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The Search For Intelligence (and filtering out stupidity)

This week’s launch of Twitter’s Tailored Trends, Facebook’s App Center, and Airtime’s safety net is part of the growing recognition that a (very high) percentage of content on the interweb is unaldulterated rubbish with a layer of drivel on top. … Continue reading

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Tell Your Tale With Storify

There are many people out there with a story to tell and with the many and variegated formats of expression available on the web those stories have a far higher likelihood of being told today than ever before. Launched in April 2011, Storify combines features or elements from a range of social media websites from the likes of Tumblr, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter to create a story telling medium which allows users to draw on a range of resources to create a tale which can then be easily hooked up to all of the above. Although it has yet to become the latest trend, it has a plethora of users from across the globe and Time has placed it in the top 50 websites of 2011. Continue reading

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