Wednesday, October 29, 2008


I've previously posted about Awesomehighlighter and Cite-bite two tools that enable you to refer readers directly to a specific segment or passage in a web page (and I'm happy to add that CiteBite's Firefox extension seems to work just dandy in Firefox 3) Another neat tool for creating referrals that is more "in your face" than a mere url is Kwout. Essentially, it's a handy way to take a snapshot of a part(or all) of a webpage and share it with others via email or posting to a web or blog. A Firefox extension makes it available at the click of a right mouse button. Below are two examples, a segment from an interesting newspaper article (Public Diplomacy News) and a swath of - note that the links in the latter are live.

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