- Teen angles: There's new Pew data on how teens use online video, streaming media and video chat. You'll learn everything from which age groups among teens are more likely to make and upload video, how widespread chat is, and how girls' use of video online is shifting. Read that along with this data from the University of Alabama and the National Science Foundation, in which 75 percent of the homeless young people surveyed report using social media.
- Don't forget it. Reddit: President Obama took to Reddit last week to do an AMA ("Ask me anything") session. Now Reddit has the early numbers on the scope of the Obama AMA, starting with the nearly 3 million views of the session while it was live. An unprecedented campaign moment, and it's great to have this documentation. Here's a look at why he'd choose Reddit over either Twitter or Facebook for such an outing.
- Where's the *finally* button? Try this pause button for email.
- Life-saver? The startup Practice Fusion, a database for medical professionals and their patients, now has data from more than 50 million patients. And apparently at least one life has been saved by it, so far.
- Jump into this river: Replace your widgets of tweetstreams with Twitter's new embedded timelines.
- Quote review dies on at least one campus: College communications offices, heads up: Harvard has been requiring student reporters from the Crimson to submit to pre-publication quote review after interviewing administrators. Now the paper has announced it will no longer allow the practice. The move follows an uproar after it was learned that both presidential political campaigns have a similar arrangement with some major news outlets.
- Infographic nirvana: Visual.ly blog has a great post on infographics and visualizations as tools for the mind, and here's a free-with-signup template for building infographics in PowerPoint.
I'm so glad you put down the presentations and remotes and spent the start of your weekend here with me. Enjoy your weekend!