Scoop.it Went Live This Week: Here is The Story - Curated, Scooped and Storified
Scoop.it went live this week. We covered the news and gave the news some context using both Scoop.it and Storify. Curating articles, quotes, tweets, photos and videos.
- Curation tool Scoop.it came out of beta this week. CEO Guillaume Decugis emailing about the launch: "We're coming out of private beta with solid numbers on stickiness, visits and growth". So what was more natural than to curate the news? Using both Scoop.it and Storify?
- If you prefer a direct link to the new cartoon video from Scoop.it, here it is! CEO Guillaume Decugis (gdecugis) commented, emailing his curation friends: "Curation is lowering the barrier to expression on the Web: Scoop.it will now enable everyone to be a publisher and be heard on the Web (as we had fun summarizing in our launch video)."
- But there were also some hard facts behind the news. The curation platform is right now in a big growth modus, 35% month over month.
- The growth accelerated after Scoop.it started to build a community with and around it's content curators, last June.
- So what is Scoop.it really about? This video interview produced by Robert Scoble (@scobleizer), will give you really good insights:"Scoop.it is working to make it easier to curate content and share that content with your friends via a beautiful magazine. Here Guillaume Decugis, CEO talks to me about social media content and trends he's seeing develop."
- The tech media of course shared the news of Scoop.it launching. Among them Venturebeat:
- Venturebeat even recommended some interesting curation topics.
- TheNextWeb covered the news in a breaking story, but also made a video interview with Guillaume Decugis.
- And here you have it! The date with Hermione (@hermioneway).
- Some reactions and congrats after the launch.
- And some exciting new features on the way:
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