This automated content aggregator taps streams, lists or hashtags
For those of you who are brand new to it, Paper.li is a Daily “newspaper” that you can create that pulls content in three ways: from a Twitter user’s stream (including content generated by the people that person follows), a hashtag or a Twitter list, like so:
More write-ups on Paper.li that I think are worth your while are at GigaOm, PC Magazine and Stay on Search. Steve Woodruff also has a nice write-up of a few pros and cons over at Connection Agent. Not be overlooked is Neville Hobson’s excellent assessment.
Here’s a look at with why you should try it, and how to best use it.
Five reasons to try Paper.li
1. It’s free.
2. It’s a practical way to go through content your network is sharing, which is almost impossible to do if you’re only trying to keep up with via your Twitter stream. When you’re on a newspaper’s front page, just change the view to “see all articles,” and you can flip through the pages and catch up on the content that looks interesting.