- What's your one-line bio? Anil Dash takes a look at the briefest of online profiles and how they came to be, then offers some great tips for what yours should include.
- What do your @ replies say about you? In the same vein, I'll bet you haven't looked at how your @ replies to others on Twitter look--but GigaOm tells you what those tea leaves can say to protential clients, partners and employers.
- Shopping crops up in new places: YouTube launched its first shopping site for retailer French Connection, and Amazon opened a store for Pampers on Facebook, both firsts that will expand the amount of time users spend on those sites.
- Shorter Facebook Page feed stories: Page administrators, heads up! Comments on your page posts will now be condensed when users see them in their news feeds--so you can't count on the comments luring folks in. It's a space-saving move that allows users to pack more into their news feeds.
- Mobile phones help community health organizers: When you're thinking of uses for mobile phones and apps, consider far-flung examples like this one shared by NetSquared about a project in Senegal.
- Collect that Facebook info now: You can now download information you posted to Facebook in order to save it permanently--a smart step to take. TechCrunch clues you in.
- What about the new Facebook Groups? I hear you cry. Cry no more: Inside Facebook looks at how the new feature integrates with other core applications like news feeds, events and mobile.
- Google News gets some friends: Word came this week that Google News is testing integration with Twitter, which would bring friending to Google News. Could be a solid new tool in media relations--I'll be keeping my eye on this.
- Robot reporting? It's more common than you may think. 10,000 Words looks at how automated reporting is used at major papers around the U.S.
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