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Instagram Suffers Weird, Fruit-Based Flood of Spam

Happy Friday! Yahoo Kills a Dozen Products.

Zynga Co-Founder Signs On as Board Adviser at Bee Cave Games

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As Senate Passes Immigration Bill, the ZuckerPAC Takes a Victory Lap

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Yahoo News Face-Lift Puts Focus on Personalization

Motorola’s Logo Gets a Googley New Look

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Social Matchmaking Startup Let’s Date Names New CEO

Snapchat Closes $60 Million Round Led by IVP, Now at 200 Million Daily Snaps

Data Analytics Startup Topsy Aims for the Local

AOL to Launch a Reader Product

How Instagram Named Its New Set of Video Filters

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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