Via Scoop.it – Social Media Content Curation
The new frontiers for content curation tools and services are in a) providing advanced collaborative (“social)” features and in b) introducing and integrating new and effective, highly visual, delivery formats.
Curating content and news is not just about the selection, editing and contextualization of stories about a specific topic or theme, but it is increasingly about how these information items are (collaboratively) gathered, organized, grouped, displayed and in which ways they can be accessed and browsed by those interested in them.
For me, one of the most fascinating aspects of this exploding content curation trend, is the speculative exploration of how “curated” content collections could best benefit from alternative and more effective delivery formats than the classic linear, top-to-bottom, chronological, river-of-news sequence.
Nothing wrong with this format, but it is a good format only if you want to give relevance to curated news stories in chronological order. Just like most news sources have done until today. The more recent, the higher in the list….. [read full article http://j.mp/oKyTQQ]
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