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May 28, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: iPads go international, Google launches a trading floor, Foursquare nears 1 million checkins a day

Nice infographic: the rise of geo-targeting and location-based services http://j.mp/c3z6bL »

Great weekend reading from @niemanstory: what can university magazines offer narrative journalists? http://j.mp/a0jzZu »

Foursquare is nearing 1 million checkins a day http://j.mp/doXSbl »

RT @davewiner: Zuck gave money to the Diaspora project. http://r2.ly/3uzm »

Per one exit poll at a London Apple store, 92% of those queuing for iPads were male http://j.mp/a2P3Rq »

"A short, evil rundown of how @iA sees the new WIRED app" (hint: "it’s the Nineties all over again") http://j.mp/9CfOH2 »

Zuckerberg on NPR: Facebook’s about "friends and community"—so the "default" has been skewed toward sharing info http://j.mp/cacF3N »

Google is hiring Wall Street vets to manage its $26.5 billion in cash for possible use in acquisitions (via @iwantmedia) http://j.mp/cBuJ7I »

At Tokyo’s flagship Apple Store, 1,200 people lined up to buy iPads in the international launch http://j.mp/be1jIp »

 
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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.”