Crowd-sourced Sites


Chapter 7: Social Bookmarking and Crowd-Sourcing

Chapter 7 of the book is about social bookmarking and crowd-sourcing using news aggregators, where users can save and share their favorite Websites, and determine the popularity of a news story, blog entry, or Website through various voting and rating systems. The following excerpts are from A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 [...]


Social Media and Web 2.0 Essentials for Publishers and Authors, Multi-Session Series Class

Social media and Web 2.0 are the present and the future of the Internet. And, now is the time to establish your presence in this new Internet arena! This teleclass series, presented by Deltina Hay and Write Well U, will focus on the essential tools you should implement to create a strong presence in the [...]


Top Picks: Crowd-Sourced News Aggregators

We researched many crowd-sourced news aggregator sites to see which ones were “musts” for our content contribution. We got a feel for each of the sites, and below are a list of our top picks. Again, these picks are in no particular order. Social Media Power is not affiliated with any of these sites, and [...]


The Power of Crowd-Sourced News Aggregators

A Web-based news aggregator is a Web site that pulls and displays news from many different sources, including RSS feeds and blogs. Users can create custom pages that only display news from specific sources or topics of the user’s choosing. A couple popular Web-based news aggregators are Google Reader and PageFlakes. A crowd-sourced news aggregator [...]