Say Media highlighting 100 of the most influential voices online | Curation, Social Business and Beyond |
An interesting aspect of the culture of sharing on social networks is that of content curation. This is the act of pointing your followers to content from other people. Anyone who sometimes uses Twitter to send people to an interesting...

Essentially the idea is that you find things that interest you and share them. If you become known as "always finding the good stuff" people will eagerly follow you even if you don't do much in the way of original content.

This human approach to content selection is very different than an algorithmic approach than used in a search engine like Google.

If you do online book or music reviews, you're curating content. When you blog about other people’s work you're curating content.