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One group that’s really benefitted from Covid-19: Anti-vaxxers
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May 19, 2010, 6:27 p.m.

Links on Twitter: NYT revamps politics section, AP fact check story most popular, extreme Twitter

We love Twitter. Still, we find this extreme. (via @10000Words) »

German prosecutors open criminal investigation against Google over its collection of private web data »

AP’s fact check stories are “almost uniformly the most clicked and most linked pieces they produce” »

Today’s Abramson-to-digital announcement the move’s been in the works for a while »

“Google will not get into the content business, but we can build tools for it,” Eric Schmidt »

NYT debuts revamped politics section–with great infographics–covering results of last night’s primaries »

Smartphone sales grew by 49% in the first quarter of 2010 »

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