Howard Rheingold..A key early member of the most influential early online community remembers the site, which is now up for sale.
Build engaged audiences through publishing by curation.
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"lot of people are talking about content curating these days. People are saying that it’s really important, it’s great, it’s awesome, it’s a growing part of the online world, et cetera ad infinitum. And hey, I’m really happy about that (cough, Blog Library, cough). But apart from the fact that it’s just plain enjoyable, not a lot of people really emphasize why it’s beneficial to curate content." Margie Clayman
Steve Johnson, author of Where Good Ideas Come From announces findings.com - A social network that may actually make you smarter!
I just signed up and it's great for curating, blogging and meeting some very interesting people.
****This is a social network that literally lets you actively read over other bookworms' shoulders and watch their thought processes coalesce in real time.
A geeky literati, allowing you to share clippings from longer pieces with your social network without all the noise of Twitter.
It's like Twitter, but populated solely with unabridged snippets of interesting books, articles, and essays.
Here's what you need to know:
**users can post full-length quotations from whatever literary source they like (provided it's electronic).
There's a bookmarklet you install in your browser, so that anytime you see a bit of text you want to clip you can share with your social-network-turned-library.
Curated by JanLGordon covering "Content Curation, Social Media & Beyond"