We started Scoop.it for a simple reason: back 4 years ago, we observed that Web 2.0 didn’t just bring all of us an opportunity but also created an expectation that would require new tools for busy professionals. With blogs, social networks and content platforms, you don’t just have a chance to become a media if you’d like to: you are now expected to regularly publish content. The content we publish determines not only how visible we are online but also shapes other people’s perception of our interests, our areas of expertise, our skills etc. In short, you are the content you publish. Of course, this means first of all you should participate and that’s what we’ve been focusing on enabling so far: an experience and a curation technology that makes it easier and time-efficient to discover, curate and publish quality content on our interests. But because this content is intimately connected to our online identity, reputation and brand, we’re pleased to launch today awesome and super easy new ways to brand your curated content with Scoop.it: Continue reading →
Hearts and Minds for Europe gives a flavour of what it really means to work at the heart of EU democracy. The EU often seems out of touch with the citizens’ lives, but these interviews show that people working with and for Europe are citizens themselves, with their own hopes and fears
Last week, Facebook announced that it is testing a new buy button feature, enabling businesses to sell products directly on the social network. The button -- available on desktop and mobile ads and page posts -- is currently limited to a few small and midsized businesses in the U.S.
Every day, people find all sorts of interesting items on Facebook that they don’t have time to explore right away. Now you can save items that you find on Facebook to check out later when you have more time. You can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music.