Curation is Not Aggregation

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I’m not a big fan of Paper.li It’s just this much shy of spamming as a way to build page traffic for Paper.li. Photo credit: Chuck_Heston (Flickr, Creative Commons). Curation is the big new buzzword this year in social media circles — collecting information in a strategic amassing of selected information that’s presented in a new way to draw out the subtleties and patterns that might not otherwise be noticed when looking at the group in toto.