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Are Content Curators the power behind social media influence? | Internet Billboards

Are Content Curators the power behind social media influence? | Internet Billboards | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
The Curators are the greatest consumers of content AND the greatest contributors—including sharing.

That makes Curators a hub and the easiest users for marketers to reach.

Curators, like me, are actively looking for information to share with others, and actively spreading the word. Content Curators are the best online friend a marketer could have!

This means there are significant changes ahead in the social media information ecosystems....
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Why Content Curation Is Here to Stay

Why Content Curation Is Here to Stay | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
The debate over the rules of content creation and curation continues to rage. We spoke to some experts for their opinion on the issues surrounding copyright and monetization.

Content aggregation (the automated gathering of links) can be seen on sites like Google News. Overall, this type of aggregation has been seen as a positive thing for content creators and publishers, and up until very recently, it was left to technology. Content creation, meanwhile, was a human effort.

But all that changes with curation — the act of human editors adding their work to the machines that gather, organize and filter content.
By Mashable May 3, 2010
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The obligatory and the original: 3 things I learned from our week as Romenesko | Poynter

The obligatory and the original: 3 things I learned from our week as Romenesko | Poynter | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
In the eight-plus years I’ve worked with Jim Romenesko, I’ve spent some time talking with him, more time emailing with him, and — most of all — I’ve admired and observed how he does what he does. But last week, for the first time, I experienced it firsthand when Jim took some well-deserved and unprecedented time off.

In the process I learned three things about content curation:
- The balance between the obligatory and the original is critical.
- What you exclude is as important as what you include.
- Speed kills, but slowness is a painful death of its own.
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Storination is a new social curation and story-blogging platform

Storination is a new social curation and story-blogging platform | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Storination is launching soon and I am on board.
Storination is a new social curation and story-blogging platform based on the Storify technology.
Express yourself, follow topics, curate and add 'rich stories' using social media streams. - April 26, 2011
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Yokto Get Ready Video Curation Is Here | Internet Billboards

Yokto Get Ready Video Curation Is Here | Internet Billboards | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
A New Kind of Video Platform!

A player people can follow with Yokto leverage the collective power of over a billion originally-created videos and millions of presentations to captivate and inspire your audience.
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The Future of Media: Storify and the Curatorial Instinct

The Future of Media: Storify and the Curatorial Instinct | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
The explosion of real-time information through social networks like Twitter and Facebook has created an opportunity for "curation" tools such as Storify, which just launched as a public beta.

Tools like Storify allow anyone to perform the same kind of function, regardless of whether they have been trained as a journalist — or even think of what they are doing as journalism.
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Chirpstory: Create stories from Tweets

Chirpstory: Create stories from Tweets | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Twitter-focused curation tool, which lets you gather and share collections of tweets around a specific topic.
Popular news items, events, or trends may see thousands of related tweets, retweets and spam posts in a matter of hours: Chirpstory offers a way to curate and “summarize” related tweets in the form of a continuous or thematic narrative.
Launched on TechCrunch, Dec 22, 2010 http://is.gd/wl3iX5
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notify.me - your content in real time

notify.me - your content in real time | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
notify.me delivers notifications that interest you in real time. It eliminates the need for you to constantly check on classified listings, blogs or social networking sites.
Notifications are delivered to your destinations of choice such as instant messenger, mobile phone, email, desktop or web application.
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Social Media Influence Measurement Tools: Klout vs PeerIndex

Social Media Influence Measurement Tools: Klout vs PeerIndex | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
For the purposes of this test, I took the 50 accounts from the InfluencersinTravel.com list of independent travel influencers.
I then created a spreadsheet in Excel and imported the following data for all 50 people on the list:
- Klout Score
- PeerIndex Score
- Number of Tweets
- Number of Followers
- Number of people following
- Ratio of followers to following
- Number of Twitter lists

I then plotted the data for Klout and PeerIndex scores vs the various metrics and put a trendline on the data with a corresponding R^2 value. A value of 1.00 would be a perfect correlation...
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5 Quick Ways to Liven Up Your Twitter Stream

5 Quick Ways to Liven Up Your Twitter Stream | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Whether you're a Twitter novice or tweeting pro, there are always ways to improve your presence on the microblogging service.
Here are five ways to make your Twitter stream more valuable and dynamic for followers.
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Now Trending... Curation

Now Trending... Curation | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
The explosion of information has created a need to group data in meaningful ways. Curation encourages users to form niche communities around their passions by sharing content that centers on their core specialty.

Rosenbaum says: "The new media moguls won't be makers; they'll be finders, endorsers and presenters."
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Curation: Orbital Content

Curation: Orbital Content | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Most online content today is stuck. It has roots firmly planted in one of the many sites and applications around the web. Because content is rooted, we are forced to spend precious time recording its location in the hopes of navigating back. We bookmark websites. We favorite tweets. We create lists in text files.

In this system, the sites are the gravitational center and we, the users, orbit them, reaching out for a connection whenever we want to interact with the content. This is a fine system, but as users spend more time on consumption-oriented devices like iPads and mobile phones, new demands are being put on content.
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Are Content Curators the power behind social media influence?

Are Content Curators the power behind social media influence? | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Are you overlooking some of the most powerful influencers on the social web?  Let’s find out.

Traditionally, there has been a 1-9-90 rule when it come to creating and consuming content:

There’s a new element in this equation, though: Content Curators — people who make a practice of finding content relevant to their friends and followers, and then sharing links to that content. I am making a distinction between a curator and an aggregator who pulls content from around the web, usually related to a specific topic, to display on websites generally to enhance search engine optimization.
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What Happens When EVERYONE Is The Media?

What Happens When EVERYONE Is The Media? | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Find a good filter, or else.

The great thing about the title of Clay Shirky’s new book -- "Here Comes Everybody" -- is that it can sound totally different, depending on who’s reading it.

The world was formerly broken up into passive consumers and powerful distributors, but now it’s being blown apart by the web.
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Earth Knowledge is a Great Example of Content Curation

Earth Knowledge is a Great Example of Content Curation | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Earth Knowledge takes curation to a new level.

Earth Knowledge is an example of nearly pure curation. The site operators don’t create any original content. They provide value in the creative ways in which they organize and visualize content created by others.
http://www.earthknowledge.net
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News curation: finally, social media's killer app? - Fortune Tech

News curation: finally, social media's killer app? - Fortune Tech | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
We've been inputting data into the social graph for years now.

Personalized news curation may be the latest happy output, but it's been a long time coming.
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Slick Group Photo Sharing Site ZangZing Launches [INVITES]

Slick Group Photo Sharing Site ZangZing Launches [INVITES] | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
ZangZing launches its group photo sharing web service into private beta Tuesday to gives users a way to create, build and share photo albums with friends.
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The 5 Models Of Content Curation by Rohit Bhargava

The 5 Models Of Content Curation by Rohit Bhargava | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Content Curation is a term that describes the act of finding, grouping, organizing or sharing the best and most relevant content on a specific issue.

The 5 models of content curation:
1. Aggregation
2. Distillation
3. Elevation
4. Mashup
5. Chronology
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The Curation Economy and The Three 3C’s of Information Commerce | Brian Solis

The Curation Economy and The Three 3C’s of Information Commerce | Brian Solis | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
I always appreciate when a very complex and important subject is simplified to ease understanding. Curation is no exception.
The truth is that for several years there were two kinds of people in social media, those who create content and those who consume it.

Historically, creators were among the digital elite, the so-called digerati, as only a small percentage was actively dedicated to creating. But there’s a world wide web out there and everyday people consuming social content dramatically outnumber the digerati.
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Hottest News Tweets On Twitter | Chirrps.com

Hottest News Tweets On Twitter | Chirrps.com | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
The Hottest Tweets On The Web & The Best Twitter Directory Available...
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Storify Collects Strands of News on the Social Web

Storify Collects Strands of News on the Social Web | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
A Web start-up named Storify, which opens to the public Monday, April 25, 2011, aims to help journalists and others collect and filter all this information.

Storify aims to help journalists and others sift through the explosion of online content and publish the most relevant information.

Using the Storify Web site, people can find and piece together publicly available content from Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, YouTube and other sites. They can also add text and embed the resulting collages of content on their own sites
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Learning To Fly: The Four Stages of Social Business

Learning To Fly: The Four Stages of Social Business | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Time to talk about social business planning again.

If your company wants to learn to fly and integrate a social "layer" into everything you do here are a few thoughts as you plot your own roadmap:
1 - Crawling: People, Process, Procedure.
2 - Walking: Managing Your Properties.
3 - Running: Ecosystem Engagement At Scale.
4 - Flying: Social Innovation & Organizational Integration.
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Brian Solis at LeWeb about Trends in Social Media 2011-2012 [VIDEO]

At LeWeb in Paris, I caught up with the 99Faces crew to discuss trends in social media for 2011 and 2012.

Among the many topics we touch, we spent a fair amount of time exploring the evolving influence of social media on...

- Mainstream lifestyle and culture
- The rise of curation
- Elevating the importance of transparency and engagement between businesses and customers
- Businesses dynamics and the need to open the doors between silos
- Politics and organizing the "brilliance" of the crowds

Brian Solis published it May 15, 2011 http://j.mp/m8cUMB
Giuseppe Mauriello created it April 24, 2011 on Scoop.it
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How Are Mac & PC People Different? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Are Mac & PC People Different? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
In an infographic that's bound to cause arguments and perhaps fistfights, researchers at Hunch placed data from 700,000 of its website visitors onto a deep and revealing illustration that shows just how different users of Macs and PCs are.

They came up with interesting correlations between users’ chosen computing platforms and their demographics and personalities, as well as tastes in food, fashion and media.
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Curation: curator & curateur

Curation: curator & curateur | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it
Curation, curator et curateur sont les buzzword de ce début d'année. Est ce justifié ?

J’ai l’impression qu’après le web 2, le community management, etc., nous voici devant les termes qui mettent une dénomination sur les « bloggueurs influents » et autres influenceurs.

On constate que pour l’ensemble de ces termes « marketing » désignent des évolutions soit d’internet, soit de métiers existants… Aussi, faut-il suivre cette mode. Hier, nous étions tous community managers, demain, nous serons tous curateurs !
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