Websites and Apps for content curation

Storify According to  Sutton (2016) “Content curation is when an individual…finds, organizes, annotates and shares…digital content on a specific topic.”.

Diigo – a social networking website that allows users to bookmark and tag pages on the web. Users can highlight parts of a webpage and attach notes to specific sections

Pinterest –  “a social network that allows users to visually share, and discover new interests by posting (known as ‘pinning’ on Pinterest) images or videos to their own or others’ boards (i.e. a collection of ‘pins,’ usually with a common theme) and browsing what other users have pinned” (Meng, 2014).

Pearltrees – is a visual and collaborative curation tools. The website enables users to  collect, organize and share any information found online.  Users can upload photograhs, and own thoughts (Sutton, 2016).

 

Storify– is a social network service that allows users to create stories or timelines through collecting and publishing content from social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (Sutton, 2016).

Tweetdeck: allows users to organise their twitter accounts and chat sessions into lists. This makes it easier for the user to follow.

References:

Diigo. (2016). About Diigo. Retrieved from: https://www.diigo.com/about

Meng, A. (2014). What is Pinterest, and How Does it Work? Retrieved from: http://www.infront.com/blogs/the-infront-blog/2014/1/20/what-is-pinterest-and-how-does-it-work

Sutton, M. (2016) Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List. Retrieved from: http://www.curata.com/blog/content-curation-tools-the-ultimate-list/

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