Aug 12, 2011

The Value of Curation (and Why Companies Should Care)
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Content Curation

Via Scoop.itSocial Media Content Curation

The noun form of the verb “curate” is “curation” and it translates into the act of “selecting, organizing and looking after items in (a collection or exhibition).” For hundreds of years, museums and art galleries hired people called curators who decided which pieces/exhibits to show and which to tuck in the basement.

Over the last few years, this concept of curation has enjoyed a resurgence as it is being applied to content. Given the trillions of megabytes of information that make up the internet, you can only imagine how hard it is to find anything of value out there.

Without this problem of course, there wouldn’t be a need for Google or Bing. But with so much data out there, oftentimes a search engine isn’t enough.

We need human beings to help us curate content with computers assisting us on the back end….. [read full article http://j.mp/qwcYD5]
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