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May 27, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Taking sides on Adobe vs. Apple, YouTube’s videos are most popular when they’re new, Newsweek redesigns its site

Got a hot video? Act fast to promote it. Most YouTube videos get half their pageviews in the first 6 days http://j.mp/bNccyD »

Great use of a tweet RT @jennamcjenna: ppl who’ve been nice to me today: @kmakice carried my backpack, @briggzay held doors…. »

Pakistan lifts YouTube ban, but keeps Facebook and other sites blocked due to "blasphemous" content http://j.mp/crTKOF »

Newsweek’s new site design tries to fight information overload with "simplicity and clarity" http://j.mp/cpwr6s »

Time Warner, NBC side with Adobe in Apple fight over Flash http://j.mp/d8mcoP »

"Scaling’s tough" and other thoughts from Four Square’s Dennis Crowley http://j.mp/bxYyoj »

Yahoo expects a return to double-digit growth http://j.mp/dCGz1a »

 
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The Kansas City Defender is a nonprofit news site for young Black audiences across the Midwest
“We do advocate against the racist function of policing, [but] we focus equally on being present in the community, doing poetry nights, basketball park takeovers, and other community-building, life-affirming activities.”
Cable news has a much bigger effect on America’s polarization than social media, study finds
“Compared to online audiences, partisan TV news consumers tend not to stray too far from their narrow sets of preferred news sources.”
Doing a little word puzzle as the world burns
“I started playing word games as a way to stop reading the news first thing in the morning.”