Storify is a website that allows users to create a free account and it does not require users to download software. Anyone can visit it by using browser such as Chrome, Firefox and Safari on a Windows or MAC operating system. It can be found using any search engine such as Google, Bing or others. Users can also access Storify from their iPad by downloading the iPad application in the Apple iTunes App Store.
Initially to access the website, users need to create an account or can log in using Facebook or Twitter. If the user chooses to log in by using Facebook or Twitter, this allows for the account to be created faster because it allows the site to have access to the same information that a Facebook or Twitter account has access to. Also when signing up using Twitter or Facebook, users are immediately prompted to be able to follow people on Storify that they already know through the other social media networks who are also Storify users. After creating the account, it is easy to instantly write stories, follow people and access other stories.
Next a user can navigate the Storify homepage. The first thing users will see after creating the account is the main page of Storify. At the top of the main page of Storify, there is the search box where users can search to find media collected on Storify. This search box can always be found on the homepage or at the top of any other page on the site. At the middle of the page, users will see already featured users, featured stories, the latest stories from featured users, and the latest updates from the people users have been following.
Creating a new story in Storify is also easy because it has simple interface and allows for the drag and drop option. To create a new story, click on the ‘New Story’ button. Up pops a template to start writing on to create a draft. First, users can write a title and a description for their stories story. On the left, users will find the template to start building a ...Show more