LONGING FOR CURATING INFORMATION? THEN, SCOOP.IT

This review tries to outline the scope the IM tool Content Curation offers for any users eager to sort through the endless information on a specific theme on the web and deliver it in a meaningful and interesting way. Content curation involves sorting, filtering and publishing information, which is relevant and top content to 01-What-Is-Content-Curation-01-620x265-300x128 the community. It is about seeking, making sense and sharing the best and most relevant content on a particular topic. It is mostly used by companies to drive SEO (Search Engine Optimization), by readers searching for top contents on a particular topic expecting additional information to have been sided and by anyone who wants their site constantly updated and top content. It also allows for the creation of online newspapers or magazines (scoop.it), using social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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If you are not in social networks, you may not exist

The era of technology and social networks has become an essential way of communicating with people, businesses and organizations. As Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn, states: “when you write an academic essay you get 50 readers, but using the network you can arrive to hundreds of millions”, massive impact are Hoffman´s favourite words. It may even happen that if you are not a member of a social network, your existence will be questioned. They help connect and bring people closer, for better and for worse.Read More »