Storify : Create Compelling stories out of Social Media

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Storify is a great web2.0 tool . It is an application that allows  users to create engaging stories out of tweets . You can also  create stories using social media and turn what people post on social media into compelling stories .



 

Some features of Storify

Storify offers a bunch of free features to its users :
  • It is completely free

  • It requires a sing up but you can use your twitter account to access it

  • You can form , narrate , describe and tell stories

  • You can  find and piece together publicly available content from Twitter, Flickr,Facebook, YouTube and other sites

  • can also add text and embed the resulting collages of content on their own sites

Here is a great article about Storify featured in New York Times under the title : Filtering the Social Web to Present News Items .

How can i get started using Storify ?

Head over to storify main page and sign up for a free account or use your twitter account .
Watch this tutorial video to learn more


Applications of Storify in education

We can use Storify in education to create stories out of the tweets and articles we find online and then present them to students in interactive forms . I really like the concept on which Storify is built and i am quite sure that if you try you would love it too .
That’s it about Storify : Create Compelling stories out of Social Media .
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