In the last few years the channels and venues through which we receive “news” has altered substantially.

 

There is no more Walter Cronkite leading us through the handful of ‘big’ events in the past 24 hours. Moreover, the current methods we have for consuming news have changed the entire scope and definition of what is considered ‘news’ or ‘newsworthy’.

 

If you asked most people twenty five years ago if a list of pictures would be replacement for a newspaper, they would certainly laugh at you. And when we write it here, it does seem pretty silly. And yet, many ‘major’ news outlets are moving towards this picture heavy, text light paradigm for information consumption on the internet.

 

And now with CMS’s and social networks giving voice to millions upon millions of people, the floodgates have opened for anyone and everyone to contribute a thought. As a result, most internet goers digest content from a variety of sources ranging from reputable to baseless.

 

Take a look at a ‘news feed’ on any major social network. A crisis in Africa is liable to receive the same ‘weight’ as a Buzzfeed article about cartoon shows Millennials tend to enjoy.

 

Binkiland–storing content effectively

 

Let’s see how Binkiland fits into this puzzle. Your Binkiland homepage can help your rearrange your internet priorities and put all ‘useful’ websites into a category, while placing content feeds and streams into a separate category. This way you can parse through all your information on a daily basis so that it doesn’t pile up, and you don’t lose sight of what’s important.