Whether you’re writing a blog post, email, or job application, an extra pair of eyes can really help get your message across. Poetica makes it easy to ask friends and colleagues for instant feedback on your text. It’s for anything you’re struggling to write, anywhere on the web.
Wickr - Self-destructing messages, photos, videos and more. Wickr’s mission is to provide secure communications that Leave No Trace. People are being tracked online and their information is being sold in ways they do not understand by numerous governments and corporations throughout the world. Your private communications are worth money. Online communications should be untraceable by default.
Telling stories with maps.
From the site: “StoryMapJS is a free tool to help you tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events. StoryMapJS is currently in an alpha release, which means that we’re looking for early adopters to try it out and give us some feedback. We’re working on a user-friendly authoring tool, but for now, you will have to be comfortable looking up the geocodes for your locations yourself and creating a JSON data file. If you’re ready to get started, read our advanced documentation and give it a try. You can use our support forumto post questions, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.”
Mix your videos and photos with others around you to automatically create a new kind of movie.
Real time video and stills news collaboration tool for finding the best live coverage of a breaking/developing news story, mashing it together and producing a broadcast item to publish and share…
A brilliant way to quote
Kwout enables you to grab part of a web page and embed the element in a blog or website or share via social media with links back to the original. Could be useful for writing articles where you need to source other sites.
Use Videolicious to make and edit professional-quality video, automatically. Just choose your shots and Videolicious does the rest.
Videolicious added to The Social Media Kitbag for Journailsts. Last week I added the Android app for making news videos - StoryMaker - this one is for IOS and claim to be planning to roll out an Android version.
From the site: “Traveling for a story? Find a journalist to stay with!
Getting the facts? Find local journalist specialized in your subject!
Networking with colleagues? Offer your couch, your guidance – or both!” Hostwriter - a non-profit for journalists - says its beta version is planned for spring 2014. For project email to: email@example.com