email: firstname.lastname@example.org ! WWW.STORIFY.COM ! Twitter: http://twitter.com/Storify http://blog.storify.com What is Storify? “Storify helps its users tell stories by curating social media.” With Storify, you can bring together various social medias to tell a single story. Search for elements via Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Flickr, Instagram, etc. to bring your story to life. Embed your stories anywhere on the web and go viral. USES & TRENDS Storify is primarily a journalism website. Social media is now both the story and the distribution Comparisons tool. Organizations can use this There are similar social media gather data, archive it, and tool to collect & display outlets that allow you to bring come back to it later. information across the board and social media together. across social networking sites. Curated.by is primarily for gathering tweets. Storify has 9K likes on Facebook Keepstream.com allows you to and has 24.8K followers on http://podcastdoors.com/?p=57 Twitter. For more InformationTIPS*Capture breaking news! ! Youtube: “Welcome to Storify”*Encourage user contributions by StorifyVideos*Incorporate user generated content*Create new ways to tell and share stories Brittney Birdhttp://emediavitals.com/content/ twitter.com/brittneyxbeemedia-storytelling-storify
Case StudiesReuters Covers the London Riots on StorifyBy their nature, riots are confusing occurrences. Storify is a wonderful, social tool thatcan help journalists cover events and more by pulling in social and web content andproviding commentary and information to help readers make sense of what’s going on.Anthony Derosa of Reuters used Storify to cover the London riots. Many other excellentexamples of Storify being used by the media exist. Poynter talks about a few ways to useStorify as a reporting tool.http://sustainablejournalism.org/socialmedia/journalism-social-media-examplesAndy Carvin, National Public Radio’s senior product manager for online communities,tweets hundreds of times a day and has 63,697 followers uses Storify to pull informationtogether.