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“Hands-Off”: The Impossible Promise

Inside Yahoo, Tumblr will be caught in the tectonic grinding of conflicting interests.
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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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Klout Acquires Local App Blockboard

Social media influence scorer Klout has made its first acquisition: A local app maker called Blockboard.
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New Delicious Buys Competitor That Disparaged Its Redesign

Criticizing your famous deep-pocketed competitors is usually just a way to get attention. But for Trunk.ly it turned out to be pretty lucrative.
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Yahoo’s Product Runway: Are You In or Out?

I am here at Yahoo HQ in Sunnyvale, Calif., to check out “Product Runway,” which is the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s attempt to show that it can still innovate.
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Snip.it Is a Bookmarking Site for Sharing Opinions

Founder Ramy Adeeb, an Egyptian living in San Francisco, built Snip.it’s bookmarking tool after experiencing his home country’s revolution earlier this year from afar.
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Will the Local Social Network of the Future Be More Like Facebook or Twitter?

Even for a hermit like me, it seems evident there are local social opportunities beyond deals and check-ins. It’s an area ripe for social Web and app development. But what’s the best approach?
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Delicious Struggles Through Relaunch Under New Ownership

Here’s the problem with buying something people love: They don’t love when you change it.
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Delicious Relaunches: Exclusive Q&A With CEO Chad Hurley

The new Delicious is ready for its relaunch, with redone infrastructure and a new playlist feature inspired by YouTube. We get Chad Hurley to explain.
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