zoombo – real time encyclopedia for educators

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Zoombo is a real time encyclopedia. It is a perfect tool for educators looking for information about a specific topic. Zoombo search results are to the point and accurate and this is the reason why i am introducing it to you today.
Zoombo is definitely not a search engine but a tool that pulls its content from blogs, social networks, Flickr, Youtube, newspapers, news sites, and wikipedia.
Here is an excerpt about Zoombo taken from their official page:
Zomobo is a web application structured thematically around topics, like in an encyclopedia, enhanced with a set of features and interactive functions. It integrates contents loaded from different online sources under one single interface, providing a wide spectrum of digital contents and up-to-the-minute data. For every valid topic, Zomobo presents a list of modules with content loaded in real-time from multiple web services, categorized by media type or data source. By jumping modules, you'll find fresh data and digital media from Newspapers, Magazines, Blogs, Books, Wikipedia, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Social Answers and additional online resources




Some features of Zoobo

Here is a list of the main features that Zoombo offers to its users:
  • It is free to use

  • It is very simple

  • It has user-friendly interface

  • It pulls its results from several sites and blogs

  • It offers a fun and engaging learning experience

  • Access the freshest information and multimedia content about almost any subject, person, place or event in one single place

If you like this real time encyclopedia then you might also like to check Qwiki which is another type of ‘ encyclopedia ‘ that is very useful to educators.