Crowdsourcing, Searching Social Media and Curation Resource List

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Published on October 4, 2013

Author: mandyjenkins



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

Compiled  by  Mandy  Jenkins,  9/2013   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. Topsy: Search older tweets and photos. Twazzup: Real-time keyword search, displayed in a visual format Social Buzz: Searches Twitter, Facebook and Google+, order by popularity AllMyTweets: See all of a user’s tweets on one page. Social Mention: Real-time keyword search across many social networks, plus ability to save searches to Excel. Search.Stagram: Search Instagram photos and videos by keyword. Facebook Status Search: Search public status updates. Twitter People Searches Search for Twitter users by biography, keyword and their connections to others. Search for Twitter users by location and industry/keyword. Search for social media accounts and contact for other journalists. Source Search Tools Facebook OpenGraph Searches: Top search box on, dig in upon results to search by education, employer, location and more. LinkedIn Search for people, filter by location, profession, etc.: Search for skills:

Compiled  by  Mandy  Jenkins,  9/2013   Search and follow companies: Quora: Ask questions and find related experts Source Background Tools Foller Me: Insights on all public Twitter accounts Foller.Me Hachi: Search for connections across LinkedIn, Facebook and Gmail 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 Mobile app that shows public tweets, Foursquare check-ins and Facebook check-ins on a map. Can be used online at Geofeedia: Premium geolocation search tool. Can search down to the building, seeing located tweets and images. $ Mappeo: Search YouTube videos by their location. 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. Crowdsourcing Tools Google Docs: Create public forms, surveys and other shareable documents MapaList: Create an automatic map from a Google spreadsheet and form Crowdmap: Create a mobile-friendly reader-assisted map Tumblr: Simple blog interface allows for user submissions

Compiled  by  Mandy  Jenkins,  9/2013   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. 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. Timeline: Arrange text, images, videos, tweets and more into an embeddable timeline out of Google Spreadsheets. RebelMouse: Create always-updating, embeddable section fronts around topics or events using social accounts, social searches and other feeds. NewHive: Build visually compelling collections of related media for an embeddable and original alternative to a boring story package. 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. 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. 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.

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