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Crowdsourcing, Searching Social Media and Curation Resource List

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Tools to help journalists find eyewitnesses during breaking news, find sources for stories, curate social media and conduct crowdsourcing projects with readers.

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Crowdsourcing, Searching Social Media and Curation Resource List

  1. 1. Compiled  by  Mandy  Jenkins,  9/2013     zombiejournalism.com   Tap Into the Crowd Resource List Content Search Tools twXplorer: Enter search terms to see the last 500 tweets, filter/drill down into related terms, hashtags and links. twxplorer.knightlab.com/ Topsy: Search older tweets and photos. topsy.com/advanced-search Twazzup: Real-time keyword search, displayed in a visual format twazzup.com Social Buzz: Searches Twitter, Facebook and Google+, order by popularity social-searcher.com/social-buzz/ AllMyTweets: See all of a user’s tweets on one page. AllMyTweets.net Social Mention: Real-time keyword search across many social networks, plus ability to save searches to Excel. Socialmention.com Search.Stagram: Search Instagram photos and videos by keyword. search.stagram.com Facebook Status Search: Search public status updates. Openstatussearch.com Twitter People Searches Twiangulate.com: Search for Twitter users by biography, keyword and their connections to others. Twellow.com: Search for Twitter users by location and industry/keyword. Muckrack.com: Search for social media accounts and contact for other journalists. Source Search Tools Facebook OpenGraph Searches: Top search box on facebook.com, dig in upon results to search by education, employer, location and more. LinkedIn Search for people, filter by location, profession, etc.: linkedin.com/search?trk=advsrch Search for skills: linkedin.com/skills/
  2. 2. Compiled  by  Mandy  Jenkins,  9/2013     zombiejournalism.com   Search and follow companies: linkedin.com/companies?trk=hb_tab_compy Quora: Ask questions and find related experts quora.com Source Background Tools Foller Me: Insights on all public Twitter accounts Foller.Me Hachi: Search for connections across LinkedIn, Facebook and Gmail gohachi.com Find their other social networks: Use Identify (Firefox) or Falcon (Chrome) in your browser to see a social user’s other accounts Browser extensions Rapportive: Discover social networks of those who email you in Gmail Chrome Extension Location Searches Ban.jo: Mobile app that shows public tweets, Foursquare check-ins and Facebook check-ins on a map. Can be used online at app.ban.jo Geofeedia: Premium geolocation search tool. Can search down to the building, seeing located tweets and images. $ Geofeedia.com Mappeo: Search YouTube videos by their location. Mappeo.net Foursquare: Though the mobile app version is used by those who play this check-in game, you can search for venues and “mayors” (those who have been to a location the most times) on the website with an account login. Foursquare.com Crowdsourcing Tools Google Docs: Create public forms, surveys and other shareable documents Docs.google.com MapaList: Create an automatic map from a Google spreadsheet and form Mapalist.com Crowdmap: Create a mobile-friendly reader-assisted map crowdmap.com Tumblr: Simple blog interface allows for user submissions Tumblr.com
  3. 3. Compiled  by  Mandy  Jenkins,  9/2013     zombiejournalism.com   Curation Tools Diigo: Save links of any sort to access from anywhere, anytime. Install the Diigo plugin on your browser to take full advantage of its ease. Diigo.com Storify: Compile tweets, YouTube videos, links, social photos, text and more into stories you can embed on your website. Be sure to install the Storify plugin for Chrome or Firefox to make it easier to add items. Storify.com Timeline: Arrange text, images, videos, tweets and more into an embeddable timeline out of Google Spreadsheets. Timeline.vertite.co/#embed RebelMouse: Create always-updating, embeddable section fronts around topics or events using social accounts, social searches and other feeds. Rebelmouse.com NewHive: Build visually compelling collections of related media for an embeddable and original alternative to a boring story package. Newhive.com Photo Verification Tools EXIF viewer: This tool lets you view the available Exchangeable Image File (EXIF) data on any image via an uploaded file from your desktop or a URL from the web. This may include the camera/scanner used, date taken and settings. regex.info/exif.cgi Reverse Image Search: This online tool allows you to see where else a particular image is in use across the web. This is handy for seeing if your image is being used without permission, as well as finding hoax photos used previously. tineye.com Error Level Analysis: See how/if an image has been Photoshopped. If part of an image’s scan stands out or looks lighter than the rest, the image may have been edited. Be sure to use the highest quality image you can find. fotoforensics.com

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