Lauren Goode

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More Media on Social Media: Slew of New Apps Hit Facebook’s Timeline

A few months ago, AllThingsD’s Liz Gannes questioned why it seemed as though all of her friends on Facebook were reading articles from the Washington Post online; turns out she, like many users, was seeing an aggregated list of activity from news apps through Facebook’s “open graph.” Today, Facebook announced that even more media apps were coming to Timeline through the social network’s open graph, including “The Daily Show,” MSNBC.com, Huffington Post, Mashable, MTV News and BuzzFeed.


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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