Liz Gannes

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Twitvid Launches “Pinterest for Video”

Twitvid, whose name has historically been extremely informative — it’s a host for sharing videos on Twitter — is trying something new. This week, the company launches a section of its site devoted to sharing and discovering the best Web video from sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Twitvid (which raised about $10 million in venture funding) will continue to provide its existing service, and hopes to get some of its 12 million monthly uniques to participate in its “Pinterest for video,” said CEO Mo Adham.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work