Storify public beta is NOW OPEN: Everyone can create an account at http://storify.com

Since January you might have seen me curating tweets here using Storify. I was quite happy to be given this private beta opportunity. I cannot count the number of stories culled from Storify here in Blog Watch. I have tried other curating tools but Storify rocks them all.

The good news is Storify public beta is now open today. Now many more people have the chance to tell stories in this new form, and be part of the future of storytelling online. This is still very much the beginning of the journey in Storify.

Storify stories have been viewed more than 13 million times on Storify and across the Web since their private beta launched at the end of September 2010. There were 4.2 million views just in March, their biggest month yet.


And for some added background about Storify, please see this interview by Robert Scoble with co-founders Burt Herman and Xavier Damman

Private beta users have created more than 21,000 stories. Storify stories have been embedded on more than 5,000 sites — including some of the most-read destinations on the Web like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, BBC, NPR, PBS, CBC and many other blogs and sites.

Storify is powering an entire show on Al Jazeera that revolves around social media. Such great opportunities for citizens out there wanting to create a social change.

We need curation more than ever. Well if you don’t get curation, below is a good slide presentation “The Fine Art Of Content Curation”, the fine art of selecting, spreading and creating content or read resources on content curation.

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 12 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 22 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as aboutmyrecovery.com (parenting) , pinoyfoodblog.com (recipes), techiegadgets.com (gadgets) and beautyoverfifty.net (lifestyle), benguetarabica.coffee keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.

Disclosure:

I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party but I am a volunteer for senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares. I am also voting for #OtsoDiretso plus two :Neri Colmenares and Leody de Guzman

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and aboutmyrecovery.com.

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated April 20, 2019

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