Recently, a colleague tweeted about a new app he was using to view twitter lists. I was intrigued, and while the tool was still in "alpha" at this posting, it looks like an app with a future.
SmallRivers (Switzerland) is the creator of http://paper.li which organizes links shared on Twitter into an easy to read newspaper-style format. Newspapers can be created for any Twitter user, list or #tag.
When you first come to the interface, you are encouraged to create your own newspaper and you don't need to create a new profile to do so - just login with your twitter or facebook account.
And here are some pages using twitter #hashtags:
And here are some pages focusing on twitter users -
What I like about this tool is the way paper.li organizes your information and helps you see things you might have missed otherwise. It is definitely worth exploring, particularly since investors are starting to line up to support this online tool.
For more information, see:
- BusinessWeek: Paper.li: Making a Newspaper From a Twitter Stream
- ReadWriteWeb: Paper.li Gets Investment for Its "Twitter Newspapers"
- TechCrunch: Paper.li Lets You Read Twitter In Daily Newspaper Form, Raises More Funding