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Tagging to help with curation

Many people use tagging and RSS feed to identify content related to a topic to make internet content easier to find.

But Shirky's research found that this type of tagging worsens the situation, as so much relevant information was identified that individuals could not pay attention to it all.

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The biggest problem with information overload is that information doesn't arrive at regular times, it just comes all the time. If you don't pay attention to it, you run the risk of missing critical or relevant information.

Situational overload: This is analogous to the needle in a haystack problem. You need a specific piece of information, but it is buried in a mass of other information. Online search engines and other filtering tools like email and Twitter can help most of the time, but only if in...

There is a growing concern that the vast amount of information generated on the web cause overwhelm, much like drinking from a fire hose. The information is rushing past us in such volume that we struggle to engage with it.

Since the start of human information recording, we've been shifting, selecting, organising and presenting information to give it meaning and clarity.

Robin Good, who initially harnessed the idea of curation for social digital media marketing purposes, describes information delivered by search engines as "fast food".

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