The newly redesigned Storify, which launches today, makes it easier for people to search for relevant content. Now, instead of featuring popular Storifies, Storify.com’s home page features specific social media elements — photos, tweets, videos and articles — that have the most resonance, says co-founder Burt Herman.
The redesign will make it easier for journalists to see the most popular curated content within Storify and re-Storify, share, like and comment on it. Herman said the redesign advances Storify’s goal of helping people cut through the noise on social media and find elements they can use to tell a meaningful story.
Storify, he said, is using a new algorithm to determine which elements have the most resonance.
“We really wanted to find ways to use the data to find the best of what people are putting in their Storifies,” Herman said by phone. … Read more