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Meet TikTok: How The Washington Post, NBC News, and The Dallas Morning News are using the of-the-moment platform
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April 29, 2009, 9:30 p.m.

Links from Twitter: Swine flu, portfolios, megafauna

As an experiment, The Austin American-Statesman booted up a standalone site with links to swine flu news http://tr.im/k2X5 »

If news sites were megafauna: Velocireporter (TPM), Linkodactyl (Drudge), Snark-Toothed Tiger (Gawker), etc http://tr.im/k2F2 »

Truly “ultimate guide” to building your portfolio site on WordPress: themes, tips, apps, examples, links http://tr.im/k27R »

A spate of news sites in Maplewood, NJ has turned the suburb into a hyperlocal petri dish http://tr.im/k22V »

The Guardian’s @arusbridger saw Huff Post’s model and thought, “Isn’t it better to do it to ourselves?” http://tr.im/k0Ni »

 
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Meet TikTok: How The Washington Post, NBC News, and The Dallas Morning News are using the of-the-moment platform
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