Thanks, Vance. Good deduction. I've sent two posts to Twitter connected with Ning: one from Twitter, within Ning (having associated my accounts), the other "straight" from Twitter providing the link to the original posting. I guess both will be picked up. It would then be confirmed that the association is needed when working on Ning. Let's check tomorrow.
--- In email@example.com, Vance Stevens <vancestev@...> wrote:
> Hi Rita,
> Thanks for your feedback. I visited today's paper.li for Writingmatrix
> and clicked on your content, and found that it had been published via your
> This is what we found out in the MultiMOOC session, that Twitter is a
> reliable aggregator to Paper.li whereas Scoop it is reliably NOT one of t
> Paper.li's aggregators. When you tweet from Scoop.it the link in your tweet
> is to your Scoop, not to the original article. These will not appear at
> Paper.li. However the tweet you made directly on Twitter giving your link
> to your original article was aggregated.
> I'm not sure why your Ning post wasn't picked up but a closer examination
> will probably reveal the underlying rule. Why not try tweeting that you
> made a post in your Ning and give the URL to the Ning post and let's see if
> we can get it in Paper.li that way (then we'll know more about what we
> should tell students to do to participate in Writingmatrix).
> I tweeted my blog post
> tagged the post itself writingmatrix. Both appear to have been picked
> up, the tagged blog post in the main page, and the tweet in "Heard on
> Twitter" sidebar. Tom Leverett's post also appears to have been picked up
> because it was tagged writingmatrix.
> This would be great news if we could find what blogs are being polled by
> Paper.li (e.g. Blogger, Posterous until Apr.30, and Wordpress I believe)
> and for those blogs it might be enough it students just tag their posts.
> More research is necessary (let's do it :-)
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 10:49 AM, Rita <rita@...> wrote:
> > **
> > Hi, Vance and all,
> > Interestingly enough, I published several posts in different spaces
> > --Twitter, Ning and ScoopIt-- with the "writingmatrix" hashtag, to see
> > results in Paper.li today, and only the one in ScoopIt seemed to have been
> > picked by Paper.li, not the others. In fact, I stopped using Paper.li for
> > this reason a while ago.
> > Any idea why this is so..?
> > Cheers, Vance, this project revival brings back good memories :-)
> > Rita
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Vance Stevens wrote:
> > >
> > > A few years ago, Vance Stevens coordinated Nelba Quintana and Rita
> > > Zeinstejer in Argentina, Doris Molero in Venezuela, and Sasa Sirk in
> > > Slovenia in a global project to put student writers in touch with each
> > > other through blogging, by tagging their posts 'writingmatrix'. At the
> > > time, the students were able to locate each other's blogs by using
> > > Technorati. This was surprisingly effective at the time; however
> > > Technorati has since tightened what its searches will return in order to
> > > reduce clutter for whom it perceives are the most important users of its
> > > services (not casual educators). Therefore Technorati no longer works
> > well
> > > for this purpose, but those involved in the project found results at the
> > > time to be highly satisfactory. Those involved produced numerous online
> > > artifacts, including presentations and scholarly articles, many of which
> > > are linked from our Writingmatrix project portal at:
> > > http://writingmatrix.wikispaces.com. --
> Vance Stevens
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