Storify Helps Journalists Filter News

Site extracts best from Twitter, Facebook, and other social media

As social media users flood the Internet with posts, photos, and videos of breaking news events, it’s getting increasingly hard to siphon out the vital information from the trivial. Now, a Web startup called Storify, which opened in beta form to the public today, is trying to make the news overload a little lighter by helping journalists and other social media users collect and filter information.