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Introducing Curately

The internet defines the new culture of digital curators as “individuals with a passion for a content area to find, contextualize, and organize information.” We live in an age of information overload. The demand for interesting, meaningful and important information discovery, curated to appealing to individuals that value this new form of intellectual and creative labour, has become a must have. Google’s definition: curate kjʊ(ə)ˈreɪt/ select, organize, and present (online content, merchandise, information, etc.), typically using professional or expert knowledge. “people not only want to connect when using a network but they also enjoy getting credit for sharing or curating information.” Unsure of which new videos to watch, which blogs to read, which music to listen to?  Driven primarily by a competitive overload of digital content and culture, the internet’s new curators are here to help you. Digital curation is forcing us to move away from algorithms and encouraging us to…

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