As Twitter Grows Up, Its Users Don’t

Unlike most big social networks, Twitter didn’t start out by appealing to kids. They’re coming to it now, though. Is that enough to help it break through to the mainstream?
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You Spent $1.2 Billion Shopping Online on Black Friday

Good job.
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LivingSocial’s Traffic Is Plummeting

More bad news at the deals startup.
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Breaking News Takes a New Approach to the Personalized News Feed — A News Feed That’s Only Partly Personalized

NBC’s popular Twitter handle takes on the filter bubble.
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Explaining What It’s Going to Do With All That Dough, Pinterest Unveils Stats on Strong Mobile and International Usage

Yes, you may say it out loud: Has Silicon Valley lost its mind?
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Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed)

Pin this! An even more ginormous pile of money for the social bookmarking phenom.
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What’s the Point of Spending $400 Million if You Can’t Brag About It?

AOL made its biggest acquisition of the Tim Armstrong era in August, but you people didn’t pay attention. Maybe this will help.
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AOL’s Sullivan to Take Over Its Homepage Business

More management changes at the New York Internet giant.
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News Byte

Mobile Commerce Sales Top $10 Billion in First Half of 2013, comScore Estimates

Commerce transactions in the U.S. on smartphones and tablets totaled $10.6 billion in the first half of this year, according to a comScore estimate announced Tuesday. Commerce purchases made on mobile phones accounted for $6.7 billion, while those on tablets totaled $3.9 billion. It’s important to note, however, that there are about twice as many smartphone users in the U.S. as tablet users. Additionally, the $10.6 billion total still accounts for less than 10 percent of total digital commerce sales, though the first iPhone was released just six years ago. Mobile payments — or purchases made in brick-and-mortar stores using mobile devices — are not included in this estimate.

ATD Week in Review: Steve Ballmer’s Legacy and the “Elegant” Golden iPhone

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!
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