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Facebook Expands Timeline App Vocabulary With “Action Links”

Facebook on Wednesday introduced a new set of Timeline actions that will allow users to carry out app-specific behaviors from within the Facebook News Feed, Ticker or Timeline. So, saving a favorite Foursquare place, “fave”-ing a Fab.com product or making other changes with the so-called “action links” will reflect on the apps outside of the Facebook environment. The move is one in a string of efforts to more fully integrate third-party apps into the Facebook ecosystem.


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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