Excerpt from article by Mashable: "Baby photos. News articles. Selfies. Advertisements. Job announcements. It's likely your Facebook News Feed contains some combination of these, if not all of them (and likely other categories, too). That's both the beauty and the curse of News Feed: It provides updates from all aspects of your life in one place, including those you may not care to see.
Mashable sat down with Greg Marra, Facebook's product manager for News Feed, to discuss how users can best curate the content that they see in News Feed. The easiest way to change what you see? Engage with content, says Marra.
"The basic interactions of News Feed are some of the most important signals that we get," he explains. "Unfortunately, those interactions aren't able to capture everything that we want to know, so we also give people additional controls to tell us things we can't figure out just from normal usage of News Feed."
Here's what we learned. - If You Want to Stop Seeing Posts From a Facebook Friend... - If You Want to See More Posts From a Facebook Friend... - Create Additional, Personalized News Feed Lists - You Can't Eliminate Ads, But You Can Give Feedback - Take Facebook's Survey
The moral of the story: With the exception of Facebook ads, you should be able to eliminate anything (or anyone) you don't like from your Facebook News Feed. It requires you to put in a little effort, but hey, these digital newspapers aren't going to write themselves..."
As a social media manager, you're probably aware of many of the pains that come with staying visible online and managing many social media channels at once. Luckily, there's an answer to the woes of social media publishing: content curation. Here are 5 problems that social media publishers face and how content curation helps alleviate the pain. Continue reading →
Whether you’ve been curating on Scoop.it for a while or you’re just joining us, we want to provide you with some great ways to reach everyone’s ultimate goal: to be a rockstar curator! Here are some of our best tips.
Shinji Nakamura's insight:
Today I got " Silver Award " from Scoop. it.
Your topic is being recommended by other users for being the best content curation on your topic of expertise. Think of this like another user vouching for how great your topic is. Enough recommendations from your peers benefits you by increasing your visibility in the Scoop.it search, as a recommended topic to other users, and within the Interest directory.
Silver: You've done some great curation, been spotted by our robots, correctly categorized your topic, and have received recommendations from your peers. Keep up the good work to level up to Gold.Gold: You're a giant among curators and your work is world-class awesome. Thanks for being an incredible role model to the curator community!
At loss for best practices on curation? Read this blog post with 10 great tips to curate like a rock star!
Feedolu is in public BETA from September 5th. It is an RSS feed reader that makes it easily to read, organize and share content.
Excerpt from review article by Shelly Kramer on V3 Blog: "Feedolu uses advanced feed reading technology and combines that with social features commonly used on sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
Feedolu users will have a public profile with their own URL (feedolu.com/username). You can customize your background, create a bio and attach a link to a website (like Twitter) and website RSS feed as well. When a user attaches an RSS feed to their profile, other users can then go and subscribe to that RSS feed, giving that user the opportunity of increased website traffic via subscriptions.
Here are key features: - User Following; - SEO; - Unlimited Feeds and Feed Walls; - Back-End Processing.
We’ve been led into a culture that has been engineered to leave us tired, hungry for indulgence, willing to pay a lot for convenience and entertainment, and most importantly, vaguely dissatisfied with our lives so that we continue wanting things we...
"The Apple iPhone 5s has back-up power so the device never completely shuts down. Coupled with the phone's built-in GPS these features will allow police officers to pin-point the criminal so they can be detained quickly and efficiently.