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Craigslist, BoingBoing, Twitter leaders comment on the iPad, control v. openness, potential for magazines »

Twitter’s search page now orders first three tweets by popularity, rather than by time »

Clay Shirky on the collapse of the complex biz model: figure out simplicity and you’ll get to decide the future »

Stephen Colbert reviews the iPad: just like the iPhone, you can’t make calls with it! Ba dum bum »

Crediting a recent redesign, Salon’s traffic up 35% in March 2010 over 2009, Q1 traffic up 22% over last year »

“Strong community engagement will be everyone’s job. But it will also be the job of my team.” »

Facebook introduces Community Pages »

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