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The only real difference between Facebook and Tumblr is that the former achieved escape velocity before the founder was diluted — and neutered.
Twitter feed that it is no longer hosting its files on Amazon’s servers. The move comes as Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut–who was a onetime vice-presidential nominee and who is also chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee–had called for Amazon to cut its ties to Wikileaks.
Essentially–although AOL is located in New York and not California–it’s going to be like tremors before the Big One at the online company today as about 100 employees are set to be laid off by management. It is part of AOL CEO Tim Armstrong’s “Project Everest”–the code name for cost-cutting across the company. After this small cut, there could be a call for voluntary departures, followed by a much more drastic layoff. The action comes in the same timeframe as the online site’s spinoff from Time Warner.