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Nov. 12, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NewsBeast is born, the world’s species to be crowdsourced, digital feudalism

Web designers vs. web developers: the definitive infographic http://nie.mn/bTdVdS (via @brainpicker) »

The latest NewsBeast nuggets: merged sites under The Daily Beast banner, layoffs expected, editorial vision still TBD http://nie.mn/98bv7f »

Who owns the content you publish on Twitter? http://nie.mn/bzTajt »

Taxonomists plan to catalog all the world’s species in the next 50 years with the help of “citizen scientists” http://nie.mn/97Goyq »

iPads: useful for long-form reading, portable video-watching…and awesomely nerdy sign-making http://nie.mn/chfYT9 »

“If you are going to monetize something, you probably should not give it away for free.” http://nie.mn/awZYZT »

“Serfing the web”: The Economist on Facebook/Google, data, and digital feudalism http://nie.mn/demUCl (via @mathewi) »

Yahoo to divide The Upshot into separate blogs: The Ticket (politics), The Lookout (nat’l affairs), The Cutline (media) http://nie.mn/b203az »

“A Hypertext project”: 20 years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee published a proposal… http://nie.mn/cCAL3t (via @AlecJRoss) »

“Gmail killer”: Facebook’s expected to introduce its email client on Monday http://nie.mn/9k5z4E »

The next-gen “jump”: @washingtonpost puts a QR code in its print edition http://nie.mn/cKLQ1X »

It’s confirmed: Newsweek and The Daily Beast will join forces, maintaining the mag, merging the sites http://nie.mn/ak7fRK »

 
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Facebook’s attempts to fight fake news seem to be working. (Twitter’s? Not so much.)
Plus: How YouTubers spread far-right beliefs (don’t just blame algorithms), and another cry for less both-sides journalism.
Public or closed? How much activity really exists? See how other news organizations’ Facebook Groups are faring
We analyzed the data of groups as large as 40,000 members and as small as 300, from international organizations to local publishers. How does yours fit in?
Here’s what the Financial Times is doing to get bossy man voice out of (okay, less prominent in) its opinion section
“She wrote a fabulous piece that did incredibly well and I think there’s no way on earth that (a) she would have submitted or (b) it would have run, before we started this stuff. It got more than double the usual number of pageviews for an opinion piece.”