Suggestions everyday allows to mine information appearing and available from tne internet, artciles in published specialty journals, or open access, on PubMed, patents, press relases from universities or drug companies advertising newly published documents.
Comments can be added by curators and readers can comment, react and further disseminate.
You can also publish your own scoops and scoop Slideshare PPTs.
It is not another social networking.
Scoop.it education allows to create a network of specialists curating together
It should help creating large communities of interest.
A large variety of topics can be opened.
It allows to create specific databases which can be helpful for individual researchers, for instance PhD students, and obviously teachers and students?
The search engine could be improved to focus the research to a few topics or subtopics, classify the results according to dates, and eliminate doublets.
Tagging posts is an option, but obviously time consuming.
Too many people opened topics but are not regularly active, decreasing the validity of the information curated.
Scoop.it is not yet enough recognized as a very smart tool of content curation in the scientific community! Followers of topics should be more numerous
Become a follower and information will comme to you!
If you want to be an actor, curate every day! Information never sleeps in Science.