Transcript of "60 Apps in 60 Minutes Redux: The next 60 you need to know"
60 Apps in 60 Scott Brown Social Information GroupMinutes Redux: Joe MurphyThe next 60 apps you Librarian, Tech Trend Spotterneed to know SLA Annual Conference Chicago IL USA, July 17, 2012 1 Jim – unprofound.com
Apps for iPhone, iPad, Android(and occasionally Blackberry, Windows Phone) Specific to CI, librarians, and info pros Productivity Business/news Entertainment/content Communication Social networks Lifestyle Just for fun 3 3
The growth of apps• As of August 2011, half of U.S. adult cell phone owners (50%) now have apps on their phones.• Overall, apps that provide regular updates about everyday information (news, weather, sports, or stocks) and those that help people communicate are the most commonly downloaded.Source: Pew Internet: http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx 4 4
American Business Journals • Access the most-read and most-emailed articles • Category headers, including news, industries • Links to major Business Journal events Thanks to Barbara Fullerton for this one! 35 35
Social magazine-like app aggregates web contentFlipBoard with a visual touch-interactive display. For iPad – specific content title For iPhone. Social and content streams 42 Flipboard harnesses visual engagement, social discovery, & self
Tumblr’s expansion reflects growth of mobile self micro-publishing ‘Tumblr’ overtaking ‘blog’ in Google searche Tumblr boasts: 64 million posts/day. 57.5 million blogs. Serves content creators and curators. Curates topic or creator specific content daily. 53 http://storyboard.tumblr.com/about http://mashable.com/2012/06/03/the-beginners-guide-to-tumblr/