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What is a content source?

What is a "content source" exactly?

When a source is added to your content list in your Paper Settings Dashboard, Paper.li will automatically pull in any articles, images or videos pulled from that source.

In many cases, a "content source" is simply a social media account such as a user from Twitter, a Facebook group or page, or a Youtube channel. A content source might also be a group of users together, such as a Twitter list.   In these examples, each time the users of the service share content on the social media channel, Paper.li pulls the content automatically into your paper in a readable format!  

Other kinds of sources include an RSS feed which pulls in any new content posted on a particular website you follow or our own Genius Source which pulls in content based on keywords found within the millions of articles we pull in daily.

 

You might want to read: How to find relevant content for my paper

 

Last edited:  Julia Yaziji March 3, 2016

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