YouTube Teams Up With Storyful to Create Curated Newswire

YouTube announced YouTube Newswire, a partnership with Storyful to provide a curated news feed with verified stories. According to the official blog, this grew out of the proliferation of user-generated YouTube videos that are already being used to support news reporting. One of the challenges with the deluge of user-generated content, however, is understanding how to verify the stories.Read the full article

Mining the Social Web: A look inside Storyful, the world's first social media news agency

"Everybody now is a storyteller...but when everybody's telling a story, which stories are worth listening to?" Google News Lab took a behind-the-scenes look at Storyful and its team of editors as they sift through eyewitness media posted to social platforms like YouTube and find the most newsworthy social content of the day, using a unique blend of technology and expert journalism.