Besides content curation, storytelling is another huge trend of 2012. No wonder there are social networks focused on it. Even Jonathan Harris did one.
Cowbird is a “community of storytellers, focused on a deeper, longer-lasting, more personal kind of storytelling than you’re likely to find anywhere else on the Web”.
It also allows you to collaborate with others in documenting the sagas, a.k.a. themes and events that touch millions of lives and shape the human story.
What’s wrong, then? Still no videos. Just text, pics and audio. But there’s a vision:
Our short-term goal is to pioneer a new form of participatory journalism, grounded in the simple human stories behind major news events. Our long-term goal is to build a public library of human experience.
Let’s start sharing our stories, then!