Quotable: “Without a better option that combines simple blogging with a strong community feel, it’s likely that LiveJournal will remain Russia’s primary blogging platform — unless, of course, another young idealist builds a brave new platform with free speech, not profit, in mind.”
Some comments about censorship in Russia that may be of interest in the article.
Social bookmarking, citation, collaboration, programming and blogging tools are highlighted.
Some of these tips are at the core of what librarians and information services professionals do. The article is good for aspiring bloggers and “content curators.”
5 Tips for Great Content Curation by Steve Rosenbaum (Mashable)
Quotable: “Take the time to give attribution, link backs, and credit. The sharing economy works because we’re each sharing our audiences, and providing the value of our endorsements. If you pick up someone’s work and put it on your blog, or mention a fact without crediting the source, you’re not building shared credibility. You’re just abusing someone else’s effort.”