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Monday News: Facebook and Google’s massive traffic drive, Facebook tries to woo publishers, malware in ads, and audio of Beowulf in Old English

Monday News: Facebook and Google’s massive traffic drive, Facebook tries to...

How Facebook and Google Now Dominate Media Distribution – A very interesting article from Frédéric Filloux and Jean-Louis Gassée arguing that Facebook and Google are the two major players in terms of channeling online traffic. Twitter, by contrast, is “minuscule,”… more

Friday News: The Dear Author Defense Fund, Facebook promises circumspection, JP Morgan Chase breach ubiquitous, and Roxane Gay to write for The Toast

Friday News: The Dear Author Defense Fund, Facebook promises circumspection, JP...

Dear Author/Jane Litte Defense Fund – Many people have been asking if and how they can contribute to Dear Author and Jane Litte’s legal defense. Consequently, this campaign was created. The Dear Author Jane Litte Legal Defense Fund will be… more

Thursday News: Facebook apologizes for “fake name” snafu, E-books and research libraries, global gender bias in film, and the DA ad book is open

Thursday News: Facebook apologizes for “fake name” snafu, E-books and research...

Facebook’s chief product officer apologizes to the LGBTQ community – Facebook CPO Chris Cox penned what appears to be a pretty earnest and humble apology for discriminating against LGBTQ users by flagging their user names as fake. Although Facebook does… more

Friday News: Has Twitpic been rescued?, Facebook’s algorithm change, National Book Award fiction long list, and Austenites get Guinness World Record

Friday News: Has Twitpic been rescued?, Facebook’s algorithm change, National Book...

Twitpic Is No Longer Shutting Down – Although there have been no other details forthcoming, I’m hoping that TwitPic’s tweet today means that we won’t lose this vital support service for Twitter: “We’re happy to announce we’ve been acquired and… more