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Content Discovery Tools: a Directory of My Favorite Ones

Content Discovery Tools: a Directory of My Favorite Ones | Communication design | Scoop.it

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Marco Favero's curator insight, October 3, 2014 6:06 PM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Roberto De Pedrini (Telnext - Italy) - Twitter: @depetwi's curator insight, October 4, 2014 2:39 AM

This is an Off-Topic but interesting !

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The Ultimate Twitter List Curation Tool: TwitChimp

The Ultimate Twitter List Curation Tool: TwitChimp | Communication design | Scoop.it

TwitChimp.com is a web application that leverages the Twitter API to provide curated lists of Twitter users.

 

The purpose of TwitChimp.com is to enable any Twitter user to create and curate collections of Twitter users. 

 

Curated lists are important because they can help reduce the signal to noise ratio in Twitter.

 

Key features:

Create and curate feature-filled lists of twitter accounts on any topic you desire. Summary of top concepts/words and hashtags in tweets for an entire list Hotlinking of those top words to Twitter searches. Statistics for lists and users in lists. Discover lists by category. Search tools enabling lists to be found by keywords in the list or by the users bio. User profile pages with stats, bios and links. Embed lists on any site on the Internet.

 

N.B.: The application is still in a beta testing period but is open to anyone who would like to try it in this early stage of development.

 

Read more here: http://twitchimpblog.com/2012/04/latest-twitchimp-list-curation-search-and-discovery-features-announced/
 

Try out it now: http://twitchimp.com


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Beth Kanter's comment, April 22, 2012 10:28 PM
I like this, but I wish there was the ability to collaborate on keeping curated lists up to date.
Beth Kanter's comment, April 25, 2012 12:46 AM
played around with this - and it is useful to get input from people about who to follow - plus I like the analysis
Robin Good's comment, June 19, 2012 1:22 AM
The original is here: http://curation.masternewmedia.org/p/1645623757/the-ultimate-twitter-list-curation-tool-twitchimp
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News Discovery: Where To Find Great Sources and Stories - Tips and Tactics for Journalists

News Discovery: Where To Find Great Sources and Stories - Tips and Tactics for Journalists | Communication design | Scoop.it


Robin Good: Here's a good guide for journalists looking to find quality sources and hot news to cover in simple and effective ways.

 

The article covers:

Creating Facebook and Twitter lists Setting up persistent searches Hashtags Keywords Searching by location or time Creating RSS search feeds for Twitter Google advanced search operators Using contacts to find new contacts Source verification

 

Good stuff. Great advice. 8/10

 

Full article: http://www.journalism.co.uk/skills/how-to-use-social-media-in-newsgathering/s7/a550556/

 

 


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