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News curation at Reddit faces the same challenges as journalism

News curation at Reddit faces the same challenges as journalism | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
Critics of Reddit point to a moderator’s repeated removal of a Glenn Greenwald story as proof that the site can’t be trusted to do journalism, but in reality the moderator’s behavior is no worse — and in some ways better — than that of a newspaper editor
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Matthew Ingram argues that news curation faces the same challenges as journalism : defining what is news and what not

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Pinterest, Reddit down as a result of Amazon Web Services Outage

Pinterest, Reddit down as a result of Amazon Web Services Outage | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

TechCrunch: What started as a small issue affecting some instances of Amazon's Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) in North Virginia became a full-blown outage of AWS in North Virginia. Major services, such as Reddit, Foursquare, Minecraft and Heroku, are down...

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Referral from content curation depends on context

Referral from content curation depends on context | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Therese's summary: Reb Carlson show how different curation site drive different traffic: Reddit of rnews and Pinterest for eCommerce. Pinterest can't be dismissed as a fad because it drives much less referral traffic than a news curation platform like Reddit; it is 0.1% away from overtaking Yahoo§ as a source of traffic.

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Reddit Bans top Domains in Sweeping Move

Reddit Bans top Domains in Sweeping Move | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Reddit is on the warpath recently, banning entire websites and news organizations from its site, in a bid to limit spam and abuse. [...]

Phys.org TheAtlantic.com BusinessWeek.com ScienceDaily.com GlobalPost.com TheAtlanticWire.com Funny-On-YouTube.com TheAtlanticCities.com Echomon.com MedicalXPress.com ...

[...] these domains are being put in the bad kids’ box for making too many no-nos. Why would people go through all of this folderall with Reddit? Why does the site matter? Roughly because a top link can ship over 100,000 people to a site in a single day...

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The Ultimate Guide To Becoming An Amazing Twitter Curator | Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer

The Ultimate Guide To Becoming An Amazing Twitter Curator | Twitter Tips And Updates From Buffer | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

The Ultimate Guide To Becoming An Amazing Twitter Curator

 

Comment: Good tips. The author uses a series of tools rather than an integrated content curation tools. I tend to follow him in finding that more effective to find relevant information because the search engines and posting facility of tools like Scoop.it are not good enough:

- Google Alerts, Reddit and Tweetdeck for sourcing

- Read it later for organizing

- Andmade Share for posting

 

 

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Reddit is betting on original content - so are many other (formerly) curation platforms

Reddit is betting on original content - so are many other (formerly) curation platforms | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
reddit is now making a concerted effort to court top brand-name consumer advertisers by weaving them into original video programming.
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Monetizing content is tough

It seems that everyday a platform is trying to morph into a full-fledged media with original content, native advertising and/or paywalls in the hope to make more money

 

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Thanks to Obama Reddit is not a dirtly little secret any more - GigaOM

Thanks to Obama Reddit is not a dirtly little secret any more - GigaOM | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

For years Reddit has been used by journalists as a source of stories and ideas — but most outlets have preferred to keep their addiction quiet. Now, thanks in large part to President Obama, it doesn’t have to be their dirty little secret any more....

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Why Obama Chose Reddit Over Twitter, Facebook

Why Obama Chose Reddit Over Twitter, Facebook | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

President Barack Obama made a quiet kind of history on Aug. 29, when he sat down for a live public chat via Reddit.com....

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Reddit anti-spam sweep blocks The Atlantic, Business Week & other sites - CNET

Reddit anti-spam sweep blocks The Atlantic, Business Week & other sites - CNET | Content Marketing & Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

[Reddit] The popular link-sharing site has banned a half-dozen prominent sites, including TheAtlantic.com and BusinessWeek.com, [...]. Other banned sites include Phys.org, ScienceDaily.com, and GlobalPost. Reddit users who try to submit links to these sites are greeted with a message that informs them that "this domain has been banned for spamming and/or cheating...

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