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Nov. 8, 2010, 3 p.m.

Popular on Twitter: Ambinder leaves blogging, Patch keeps hiring, lots of coverage from the New Media Women’s Entrepreneur Summit

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Nuzzel, with a new batch of news-savvy investors, wants to bring social curation to publishers
Friendster founder Jonathan Abrams wants his link-discovery app to reach a broader audience — including “people who don’t necessarily know how to use Twitter.”
Snapchat wants to slip a little news into teens’ social smartphone time
“A 19-year-old may not come across what the Iran deal is, but if it’s in their face in Snapchat, where they’re living all day, I kind of see that as a social good.”
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