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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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald