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March 12, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: iPads for sale, iPods for comments, toxic assets for NPR

Participation, incentivized: @CaliforniaWatch will reward its site’s outstanding comments with free iPods http://j.mp/bf25Dt »

During the first two hours of its pre-order period, Apple sold an estimated 51,000 iPads http://j.mp/bpgr3R »

NPR buys a toxic asset so you don’t have to: another fantastic @planetmoney explainer, via @jayrosen_nyu http://j.mp/bWcCqj »

Multimedia murder mystery: Who rubbed out a muckraker…in 1945? The latest from @niemanstory http://j.mp/cAysVQ »

The number of unique viewers of online video increased 10.5% between Feb 2009 and Feb 2010 http://j.mp/czpIJu »

When wit is the soul of brevity: Forbes mag’s short URL is…http://cptl.st/ (via @marshallk»

Mobile ads have potential: 36% of smartphone users say they want grocery coupons, 26% interested in any special offer http://j.mp/cBkJa1 »

Users, usage, impact: how the Pew Internet Project selects its research topics http://j.mp/btaVfX »

A distributed network of volunteers could create an early-warning system for earthquakes (via @digiphile) http://j.mp/b7RctH »

Video: Execs of biz-comm platform Yammer talk with @Scobleizer about competition, collaboration, trust http://j.mp/cr1zcD »

A Michigan TV station is up for sale. On eBay. http://j.mp/cXi9pv »

There are 48.81 mobile phones per every 100 people in the US…and 106.45 per every 100 in Taiwan http://j.mp/do3HwH »

Treemap! The world’s 100 most popular websites during January 2010, broken down by topic http://j.mp/9uBtYE »

Internet, freedom, and “regulatory humility”: @lessig‘s speech to the Italian Parliament http://j.mp/dCekDb »

FTC likely to oppose Google’s acquisition of AdMob http://j.mp/ahqeBs (via @iwantmedia»

An “appreciation model” for journ-funding: @bmitch on @ebertchicago’s fan club membership offering http://j.mp/9kMno4 »

The dream: Glee for free in a treehouse on my phone. Reality: Cable giants protect programming for subscribers only http://j.mp/9Tjb90 »

MSNBC extends its acquired @breakingnews account to Facebook, where the “biggest” news links will appear http://j.mp/cx9FMW »

 
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