Upworthy, a web platform designed to spread content that matters, has a unique approach: Curate compelling content that already exists, and package it in a way that makes people instantly want to share.
Moderating a panel on curation at last weeks BlogWorldExpoNY, I got caught in the crossfire among Paper.li's Edouard Lambelet, Eric Hippeau, and Magnify's Steve Rosenbaum. Is curation a good thing? Or something that can limit discovery and force us into old conclusions?
As campaigns director for MoveOn, Eli Pariser oversees a million-plus address email list comprising progressive activists. Zack Exley serves as MoveOn's organizing director, a position that allows him to combine his background in grassroots organizing with a long-time hobby and occasional career in technology.