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As Facebook tries to knock the journalism off its platform, its users are doing the same
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Nov. 1, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: TPM sees mobile traffic bump, Web users don’t like stock photos of people, Foursquare a hit at DC rally

Documentary film director Drea Cooper on visual storytelling and the fine line between journalism and art »

The Approval Matrix + the iPad: Highbrow and Brilliant. »

"Why confine such a potent idea to one televised event when it could live on so much longer online?" »

MapRoulette? MapCrunch offers a serendipitous slideshow of Google Street View locales (via @mathewi) »

What to do with a Twitter star on your staff »

Ever wondered what a Facebook wall looks like–in real life? Here’s @Mashable‘s »

This weekend’s Rally for Sanity in DC got nearly 30,000 Foursquare check-ins »

Fascinating: Web users are drawn to photos of "real people" but ignore stock images of "generic people" (via @zseward) »

TPM now gets about 7% of its total visits from mobile devices–up from 3.5% in Nov 2009 »

Each day, around 1 million new devices—computers, mobile phones, TVs, etc.—are hooked up to the Internet »

Blekko, the user-driven search engine, debuts today »

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