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Many Huffington Post Readers Hate Site's New Facebook-Powered Recommendation Engine

Many Huffington Post Readers Hate Site's New Facebook-Powered Recommendation Engine | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
The giant online publisher and aggregator Huffington Post began experimenting with a new content recommendation engine today, powered by Facebook and built by AdaptiveSemantics, the startup the company ...
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Huffington Deal Raises Question: What Site Will Be Sold Next?

Huffington Deal Raises Question: What Site Will Be Sold Next? | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Advertising for the Web and devices is expected to grow 14 percent this year, meaning more deals for online content could be coming.
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Conversation Agent: The Role of Curation in Developing and Transmitting News

Conversation Agent: The Role of Curation in Developing and Transmitting News | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
A new frontier of opportunity is in the ways news is being developed, packaged, and transmitted. Curated filters are becoming more interactive. From the New York Times offering personalized news recommendations, to this past week's launch of TheDaily, a subscription-based app for the iPad indexed by Andy Baio on the Web, and the upcoming release of News.me. Personalization has been around for a while. However, there is some increasing experimentation on listening to and picking up or playing the news as it happens. Increasingly, the opportunity is in the field, where the news is developing -- commentary, expertise, imagery, first person accounts, and so on. Forget the press release. It was always just a delivery mechanism. Not the value itself. All those pitching with one, do you copy this? Your "copy and paste" release in emails is just about as awkward as someone breaking out in song in the middle of a conversation. Except for the song would be more entertaining. Curating news delivery People are getting used to seeing what other people are reading and talking about out in the open -- in public streams like Twitter and Facebook, as well as deeper features on blogs. Stories are being told in more than one dimension and shared across media. Mainstream media is launching initiatives that more closely align with this new reality. There are a couple of opportunities in news delivery in this movement for you as well: starting with building a platform -- where you literally begin the...
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File Under: Metaservices, The Rise Of - John Battelle's Searchblog

File Under: Metaservices, The Rise Of - John Battelle's Searchblog | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
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…My heart’s in Accra » Interview with Andy Carvin on curating Twitter to watch Tunisia, Egypt

…My heart’s in Accra » Interview with Andy Carvin on curating Twitter to watch Tunisia, Egypt | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
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Google, content farms and one slippery slope | ZDNet

Google, content farms and one slippery slope | ZDNet | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
How will Google’s algorithm determine shallow and low quality content? We could quickly get into an algorithm as censor pickle. Are you willing
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Content Curation: Advocates, Influencers and Relevance - InfiniGraph - The Blog

Content Curation: Advocates, Influencers and Relevance - InfiniGraph - The Blog | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
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What’s in it from me? Crowdsourced magazines and storytelling – Nieman Storyboard - A project of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard

What’s in it from me? Crowdsourced magazines and storytelling – Nieman Storyboard - A project of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Breaking down story in every medium. A project of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.
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YouTube Partners With Curation Startup to Chronicle Protests in Egypt

YouTube Partners With Curation Startup to Chronicle Protests in Egypt | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
YouTube partnered with real-time curation startup Storyful to make it easier to find relevant footage of the protests in Egypt.
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Facebook’s Secret Sauce: Content Creation, Curation Pays Off - Seeking Alpha

Facebook’s Secret Sauce: Content Creation, Curation Pays Off - Seeking Alpha | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
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Introducing Mashable Follow, Our New Social Layer

Introducing Mashable Follow, Our New Social Layer | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new social layer we call Mashable Follow.
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Huffington Post and AOL: Why the Deal’s a Mess

Huffington Post and AOL: Why the Deal’s a Mess | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
The company’s emphasis on traffic complicates its $315 million deal with Huffington Post. Dan Lyons on why this signals a new media era—and could mean a big jump in ad rates.
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China, Twitter and 20-Year-Olds vs. the Pyramids

The forces that were upholding the status quo in the Middle East have finally met an engine of change that is even more powerful.
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How to Grow a Following With Other People’s Popular Content | Social Media Examiner

How to Grow a Following With Other People’s Popular Content | Social Media Examiner | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
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Social media engagement – 5 Cs to use content to your advantage | Beast of Traal

Social media engagement – 5 Cs to use content to your advantage | Beast of Traal | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
I have always stressed my belief that 'content is king', particularly when it comes to corporate/brand approaches to social media. Unlike social media
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AP to Create Content-Cop Company | Voices | AllThingsD

AP to Create Content-Cop Company | Voices | AllThingsD | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
The Associated Press Board of Directors today approved the formation of an independent entity, the News Licensing Group, to track and police the online use of content from AP and its members and to make sure the publishers get paid. The new company will build on the licensing, distribution and tracking duties of AP's existing News Registry, and is expected to launch this summer.
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MediaShift . Magazines Require Innovation, Experiments in Digital and Print | PBS

MediaShift . Magazines Require Innovation, Experiments in Digital and Print | PBS | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
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Did Demand Media IPO Just in Time? | Fast Company

Did Demand Media IPO Just in Time? | Fast Company | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
SpamDemand Media burst onto the public markets last month, quickly earning itself a valuation of $1.5 billion--and a tidy payday for its chief investors and founders.
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The Future of Social Media in Journalism

The Future of Social Media in Journalism | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
As news gathering and news consumption both become more social, we'll see social media journalism simply become journalism. Here's a look at the trends leading to this assimilation.
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Social Reporting Tool Storify Raises $2 Million

Social Reporting Tool Storify Raises $2 Million | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Storify has raised $2 million in its first significant round of funding.
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