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Managing Editor, Content — Storyful
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Managing Editor @Storyful; the first social media news agency in the world. Former Political Corr. aine.kerr@storyful.com http://about.me/ainekerr/

What I Learned At Storyful: Three Trainees on Their Experience

blog.storyful.com — Six months of forensically monitoring, mining, swarming, verifying, fact-checking and sourcing comes to an end this week for the latest cohort of Storyful trainees. Since July, they've been immersed in all our products, processes, tools and best practices while learning our unique brand of storytelling.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @r2000c: One more reason I love this company - What I Learned At @Storyful: Three Trainees on Their Experience zite.to/1v20D8j

Dec 19, 2014

RT @r2000c: One more reason I love this company - What I Learned At @Storyful: Three Trainees on Their Experience zite.to/1v20D8j

Dec 19, 2014

RT @r2000c: One more reason I love this company - What I Learned At @Storyful: Three Trainees on Their Experience zite.to/1v20D8j

Dec 21, 2014

RT @jcstearns: After 6 months of training, lessons from new staff at @Storyful on bearing witness, verification and social media. blog.storyful.com/2014/12/19/wha…

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Storyful To Expand with R&D Centre Creating 30 Jobs

blog.storyful.com — Press release issued by IDA - November 24 2014 Storyful, the first social news agency, announced today the creation of 30 new jobs at its Dublin headquarters. News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company, acquired Storyful in December 2013 with a commitment to retain and grow Storyful's Dublin headquarters.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @Storyful: Storyful is moving forward. With the help of @IDAIRELAND, we're creating a dedicated R&D centre with 30 new jobs: http://t.co…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @Storyful: Storyful is moving forward. With the help of @IDAIRELAND, we're creating a dedicated R&D centre with 30 new jobs: http://t.co…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @Storyful: Storyful is moving forward. With the help of @IDAIRELAND, we're creating a dedicated R&D centre with 30 new jobs: http://t.co…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @Storyful: Storyful is moving forward. With the help of @IDAIRELAND, we're creating a dedicated R&D centre with 30 new jobs: http://t.co…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @Storyful: Storyful is moving forward. With the help of @IDAIRELAND, we're creating a dedicated R&D centre with 30 new jobs: http://t.co…

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Timeline: Key Moments of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution

blog.storyful.com — Over the past 10 days, the world has been made to stand up and take notice of a student-led civil disobedience campaign in Hong Kong. Beijing's decision to reject calls for open nominations for the election of Hong Kong's chief executive in 2017 has angered Hong Kong's pro-democracy campaigners, leading to days and nights of civil unrest in the former British colony.
Sep 30, 2014

Trying to keep up with #OccupyCentral in #HongKong? This interactive timeline may help: bit.ly/1ub9QPn (Great work by @BowlerDerek)

Sep 30, 2014

Trying to keep up with #UmbrellaRevolution ? This superb interactive timeline may help: bit.ly/1ub9QPn (Great work by @BowlerDerek)”

Sep 30, 2014

RT @Storyful: Our Hong Kong Interactive Timeline: The tweets, images and videos defining #umbrellarevolution: blog.storyful.com/?p=6340 #occupycentral

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Social media was the battleground, the pulpit, and the soapbox of #IndyRef

blog.storyful.com — A staggering 2.6 million tweets were sent about the Scottish Referendum from 7am on Thursday until 7am this morning (Friday September 19), according to Twitter analysis. The volume of activity on social followed an intensive and sophisticated social media campaign by both campaigns in their bid to appeal to undecided voters.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @Storyful: Social media was the battleground, the pulpit, and the soapbox of #IndyRef. Read our final observations blog.storyful.com/?p=6315 #socialmedia

Sep 19, 2014

RT @Storyful: Social media was the battleground, the pulpit, and the soapbox of #IndyRef. Read our final observations blog.storyful.com/?p=6315 #socialmedia

Sep 19, 2014

RT @Storyful: Social media was the battleground, the pulpit, and the soapbox of #IndyRef. Read our final observations blog.storyful.com/?p=6315 #socialmedia

Sep 19, 2014

Fascinating closing thoughts about role of social media in #IndyRef campaign from @Storyful (sleep deprived) team blog.storyful.com/?p=6315

Sep 19, 2014

RT @marklittlenews: Fascinating closing thoughts about role of social media in #IndyRef campaign from @Storyful (sleep deprived) team blog.storyful.com/?p=6315

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Scottish Referendum: Social’s best moments on polling day

blog.storyful.com — Polling day in the Scottish referendum has today inspired a huge amount of trending content; from arguing spouses to fashion advice and the history of Scotland in six seconds. The insatiable appetite for conversation around #indyref, documented in our blog yesterday has continued apace on polling day.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @Storyful: What have been the best moments on social media during #indyref today? Read our Storyful blog: blog.storyful.com/2014/09/18/sco… #ScotlandDecides

Sep 18, 2014

RT @Storyful: What have been the best moments on social media during #indyref today? Read our Storyful blog: blog.storyful.com/2014/09/18/sco… #ScotlandDecides

Sep 18, 2014

RT @malachybrowne: Scottish Referendum: Social’s best moments as Scots go to the polls | Storyful Blog: blog.storyful.com/2014/09/18/sco…

Sep 18, 2014

RT @Storyful: A flame-shooting bagpipe, arguing spouses and a Scottish Statue of Liberty are among our trending #indyref highlights blog.storyful.com/?p=6287

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Two Storyful trainees reflect on their six-month learning curve

blog.storyful.com — Every six months, the Storyful team welcomes a new cohort of trainees who become immersed in all our tools, processes, tips, tricks and wise tales. The Storyful Traineeship has brought journalists at the earliest stages of their careers to our headquarters in Dublin for a curriculum that we believe is unrivalled world over.
Jul 30, 2014

Two Storyful trainees (@doniesullivan and @Aoife_Lawlor) reflect on their six-month learning curve | Storyful Blog: blog.storyful.com/2014/07/30/two…

Jul 30, 2014

They can certainly write, anyway! @DonieSullivan, @Aoife_Lawlor reflect on their @storyful six-month learning curve: blog.storyful.com/2014/07/30/two…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @meganspecia: Two Storyful trainees (@doniesullivan and @Aoife_Lawlor) reflect on their six-month learning curve | Storyful Blog: blog.storyful.com/2014/07/30/two…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @Storyful: Two Storyful trainees reflect on their six-month learning curve at the heart of the viral video unit: blog.storyful.com/?p=6089 #storyful1bn

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Mandy Jenkins joins Storyful as Editor of the Open Newsroom

blog.storyful.com — We are proud to announce that Mandy Jenkins is joining Storyful as Editor of the Open Newsroom. Jenkins, formerly of Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome and the Huffington Post, will help to oversee the highest standards of journalism across Storyful's news operations.
Jul 23, 2014

Because she’s awesome.RT @Storyful: Mandy Jenkins joins Storyful as Editor of the Open Newsroom: bit.ly/1tzXy0w

Jul 23, 2014

Welcome Mandy! / @Storyful Mandy Jenkins (@mjenkins) joins Storyful as Editor of the Open Newsroom: blog.storyful.com/?p=5952 #journalism

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Introducing the Facebook Newswire powered by Storyful

blog.storyful.com — Facebook users share an estimated 684,478 pieces of content every minute, making it an extraordinarily engaging and fast-moving platform. For over three years, Storyful has been mining the social web - including Facebook - for the most compelling content, separating news from noise, truth from fiction, and sharing the stories worth telling.
Apr 24, 2014

Very proud to announce..RT @Storyful Introducing the Facebook Newswire powered by Storyful: blog.storyful.com/?p=5678 #socialmedia #journalism

Apr 24, 2014

RT @lheron: People on Facebook share an estimated 684,478 pieces of content every minute(!). A lot of it is newsworthy, journos. blog.storyful.com/2014/04/24/int…

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Our videos just hit half a billion minutes

blog.storyful.com — People have spent half a BILLION minutes watching YouTube videos managed by Storyful since January 2013 - that's nine-and-a-half years of video, in total. The half-a-billion-minute mark is one we are incredibly proud to have reached in Storyful by working with hundreds of uploaders who trusted us to manage their unique videos.
Oct 09, 2013

RT @Storyful: You've spent half a BILLION minutes watching @youtube video we manage in 2013. (9.5 years' worth) goo.gl/ZaTfTR

Oct 09, 2013

Ethical model for UGC: / @Storyful You've spent half a BILLION minutes watching @youtube video we manage in 2013. goo.gl/ZaTfTR

Oct 09, 2013

RT @Storyful You've spent half a BILLION minutes watching @youtube videos we manage in 2013. (9.5 years' worth) goo.gl/ZaTfTR

Oct 09, 2013

RT @Storyful You've spent half a BILLION minutes watching @youtube videos we manage in 2013. (9.5 years' worth) goo.gl/ZaTfTR

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How Storyful called out the viral twerking video as a fake on 301 views

blog.storyful.com — Ever since the infamous baby-snatching eagle viral video was proven to be a fake, Storyful's journalists have been nurturing their cynical instincts for spotting hoaxes. The latest in a long series of YouTube videos around this summer's twerking meme came through Storyful's internal discovery filters on Friday last, September 6.
Sep 10, 2013

RT @marklittlenews: Kudos to Storyful friends for calling bullshit on 'flammable' twerking girl. Trivial video. Valuable scepticism. http:/…

Sep 10, 2013

RT @Storyful How Storyful called out THAT twerking video as a hoax at just 301 views: goo.gl/oinLzf

Sep 10, 2013

#Twerking: RT @Storyful How Storyful called out THAT twerking video as a hoax at just 301 views: goo.gl/oinLzf

Sep 10, 2013

RT @Storyful: How Storyful called out THAT twerking video as a hoax at just 301 views: goo.gl/oinLzf

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Sep 04, 2015

RT @nabihbulos: "We left everything in Syria to teach our children how to live, not how to beg," Abu al-Majd, the guy who started the #MigrantMarch.

Sep 04, 2015

RT @jamesmatesitv: If the Hungarian strategy was to create a media circus, they can consider this a triumph. pic.twitter.com/0yHjxTaoLn

Sep 04, 2015

RT @Simon_Nixon: Strong statement on refugee crisis from UNHCR, says 200,000 relocation places may be needed (currently 32,000). unhcr.org/55e9459f6.html

Sep 04, 2015

RT @lisaocarroll: Want to help #refugees - this Google Maps interactive is amazing - shows grass roots help across country and Europe google.com/maps/d/u/0/vie…

Sep 04, 2015

Passport, lifejacket, lemons: what Syrians refugees pack for the crossing to Europe gu.com/p/4c3e5


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