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Jan. 21, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Legal music available at 400 sources, how The Guardian uses search queries, blogs and social media account for 6% of NYTimes.com traffic

Facebook, Twitter and blogs accounted for 6.46% of NYTimes.com’s Dec. ’09 traffic, reports @venturebeathttp://j.mp/6Xtkqm »

Is Apple mulling its own search technology? The idea pops up in this BusinessWeek piece: http://j.mp/8UDqll »

The Guardian’s site gets around 100k searches per weekday. @CurryBet shows how they put that data to use. http://j.mp/5fGQ1C »

Mediaite plans to apply its Power Grid (e.g. http://j.mp/5M6aNL) to the geek sector. http://j.mp/5NT8NX »

It’s a good time to be a music lover. Nearly 400 services offer 11 million tracks. http://j.mp/8Q8jzl (PDF) »

 
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Facebook is making its News Feed a little bit more about your friends and a little less about publishers
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