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Scoop.it packs its blog-style Web curation tools into a new iPhone app

Scoop.it packs its blog-style Web curation tools into a new iPhone app | Social Media Optimization &  Search Engine Optimization | Scoop.it

Scoop.it, the startup that approaches Web content curation by letting you create a topic-specific blog-style feed that others can follow (see our initial coverage here, and more here), has launched an iPhone app that allows you to manage your topics on the go.

 

While many mobile apps for curation services are simply designed to view content, Scoop.it is designed for sourcing and sharing too.

 

For each of the topics you manage, Scoop.it will suggest recent articles from around the Web which you may wish to share. Each suggestion can be shared to your page or removed with a couple of taps.

 

If you want to share something manually, meanwhile, you have two options; you can either enter the URL, title, and a note to go with it, or there’s a bookmarklet you can install to share easily from the iPhone’s own browser. Unfortunately, as with other iPhone bookmarklets, it’s a little fiddly to set up.

 

Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Media and Beyond"

 

Read full article here: [http://tnw.co/rSBqd1]


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Content Curators Playing A Larger Role Online

Content Curators Playing A Larger Role Online | Social Media Optimization &  Search Engine Optimization | Scoop.it

Curated story by janlgordon.

 

Tony reminds us that content curators play a role in information overload - they take time to sort, select, comment on good content that helps keeps you current on your topic of interest.

 

Tony says:

 

"With the ever increasing amount of online information from social networks, the need for organizing it has never been greater. Look around and there’s no shortage of aggregation tools to help us filter out the important stuff."

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

**In this world of information overload, there’s now a new layer in the media ecosystem: the curator. If it wasn’t for that person who retweeted the story in the first place, you probably wouldn’t have seen it.

 

**So naming the retweeters in daily promos is the right course of action. Twitter is like a fire hose and Paper.li is selecting random tweets that would have otherwise been missed.

 

**Yes, they’re randomly chosen but I find a lot of value in them because they praise others for their contributions.

 

**It reminds me that they’re part of my network and I can appreciate their contributions that much more. I know when I’m named in someone’s newspaper it motivates me to continue sharing that type of content.

 


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