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News and Topic Monitoring: Eight Alternatives If Google Kills "Alerts"

News and Topic Monitoring: Eight Alternatives If Google Kills "Alerts" | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

"Google Alerts have become a critical part of my business from brand monitoring to topic monitoring, but it may be going away."


Via Robin Good
Dennis T OConnor's insight:

As a long time user of Google Alerts, I'll need an alterantive if the Big G decides to kill this useful service.  I've set alerts on a number of topics as just one of many filters to pluck information out of the stream of data that flows by my daily door.   


New tools= new ideas! 

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Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, May 6, 2013 9:12 AM

 some good alternatives for alerts..

Robyn Mather's comment, June 8, 2013 3:07 PM
Looking at talkwalker.com/alerts as a possible replacement for google
Robyn Mather's comment, June 8, 2013 3:07 PM
Looking at talkwalker.com/alerts as a possible replacement for google
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News Discovery: Here's The Cream of the Crop - Best Apps and Services To Find The News You Like

News Discovery: Here's The Cream of the Crop - Best Apps and Services To Find The News You Like | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a good and well written overview of some of the best news discovery tools out there.

 

These services, generally avaliable as mobile apps and/or desktop tools, aggregate a large number of relevant news sources in different categories of interest, and leverage in many cases your Facebook and Twitter network of contacts to suggest the type of stories you may be interested in the most.

 

Covered in the article:

Pulse Zite Google Currents Flipboard Taptu Prismatic News.me LinkedIN Today The Browser Longreads

and more

 

Excellent overview. 8/10

 

Full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media-network/media-network-blog/2012/jul/17/what-is-new-news-aggregation

 

 


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