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Jan. 19, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Video game consoles in 60% of U.S. homes, HuffPo’s formula for traffic, 8 years of Apple tablet rumors

Funny how things change: A new site for baby boomers is “going out on a limb” with an ad model. http://j.mp/8YYREc »

Apple tablet rumors are nothing new. Here’s an 8-year timeline. http://j.mp/6C6IhR »

HuffPo credits Facebook, SEO and a news/entertainment blend for increasing traffic by 6 million users. http://j.mp/4qWt7F »

Nearly 60% of U.S. homes have a video game console. http://j.mp/6luQPe Related stats: http://j.mp/8uJDcN »

 
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Five years in, Scalawag is reframing who gets included in “the South” (and how to build a business off it)
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Galaxy brain: The neuroscience of how fake news grabs our attention, produces false memories, and appeals to our emotions
“Highly emotionally provocative information stands a stronger chance of lingering in our minds and being incorporated into long-term memory banks.”
Newsonomics: By selling to America’s worst newspaper owners, Michael Ferro ushers the vultures into Tribune
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