QOTD: Sneaky Snaps

Back when we had cameras that weren’t in our phones, it would be really strange to just walk up to someone and take a picture of them, or kind of place the camera on the table and try to sneak a picture of someone as they’re ordering food or something.

— Kristen Wiig, talking about the “weird phenomenon” of ubiquitious/surreptitious photographs, on Vulture.com

(Almost) No One Is Reading Your Tweets

Until Friday afternoon, Justine Sacco was just like you: A Twitter user whose tweets went unread by almost everyone.
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Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.
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AOL Turns Moviefone Over to BermanBraun for Reboot

Press one for a much-needed overhaul of the service that still lives in 1999.
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WhoSay Brings Dirt-Free Celebrity News, Created by Celebrities, to Your iPhone (Video)

It’s like every other celebrity outlet ever — except that, if it works, the people who supply the content may get to make some money.
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Kobe Bryant Turns a Boring Video Into a Social Media Event

A short clip of a tall man running is important to Lakers fans. Also to Facebook and Twitter executives.
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“Luminary” Access Site IfOnly Officially Launches With $3M in Funding From Tech Luminaries

Delivering the A-List to the masses?
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HSN Enjoys a Mobile-Shopping Rebirth in the Digital Era

When Mindy Grossman took over as CEO of HSN Inc. five years ago, she was up against naysayers who said the Home Shopping Network would die in the digital age.

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Social-Shopping Website OpenSky Relaunches as Full-Fledged Online Marketplace

OpenSky, the two-year-old e-commerce site that took a stab at social shopping by allowing members to follow celebrity and expert curators, has relaunched as a full-fledged marketplace for small businesses. Merchants can open up their own “stores” on the site for free, and can sell to OpenSky’s 2.5 million members, with OpenSky taking a commission on items sold — like Etsy, but with a social twist, more established sellers and a much smaller community of shoppers. Items listed range from cosmetics to clothing to kitchen supplies. OpenSky is based in New York and has raised nearly $50 million in venture capital funding to date.

You Like Amanda Bynes. You Really, Really Like Her.

@MsAmandaBynes_! You are my favorite actress! You are so genuine and funny and you love your fans! Thanks for being you :)

— From a bug on Twitter.com that displayed messages to users scrolling through certain celebrity profiles that appeared to be written by those users and retweeted by the celebs in question