Bitly Names New CEO, Mark Josephson of Outside.in and AOL’s Patch

The link-shortening company has a new leader.
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Tools for Taming the Media

Clay Shirky and John Battelle share their strategies for media consumption.
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Despite Its Reputation for Referring Traffic, Pinterest Is Blocking All Sorts of Links

Though Pinterest is much-loved as a referrer of traffic, the site has actually taken steps to block brands and marketers from measuring click-throughs.
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Bitly Raises $15M Led by Khosla Ventures

Bitly, the link-shortening and tracking service, has raised $15 million in a funding round led by Vinod Khosla at Khosla Ventures.
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The Reinvention of Bitly: A Social Bookmarking Site for Mainstream Users

Bitly wants to be more than a souped-up link shortener, and today it is relaunching its site as a social bookmarking aggregator.
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A Few New Reasons to Reunite With Twitter.com

Twitter.com has revamped its site to make it more approachable and easier to use, particularly for tweeting newbies.
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Tech Is Glamour-ous: Mag Hosts Panel on Women in Tech (Video)

What’s the state of women in tech? Click in to find out.
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Why Betaworks Broke Up the Band

Andy Weissman jumps from the incubator/holding company to become a full-time investor at Union Square Ventures. That wasn’t the plan a few months ago.
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Burp! Bitly Swallows Twitterfeed.

This is the opposite of a megadeal, but still worth noting.

Fox News’s Twitter Triggers: Crime, Murder, Casey Anthony

Fox News Twitter followers click on links about scary stuff. New York Times followers pay attention to basketball. And Economist readers are interested in yogurt.
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Bitly Gets a New Boss

Bit.ly URL Shortener Raises $10 Million

The New York Times Gets a Bite of Bit.ly