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Links on Twitter: Groupon flexes its muscle, Pulitzer prize rules changed and the iPad has influenced web design

Deeper in Pew/Twitter numbers: 55% share links to news, but only 12% do it more than once a day http://nie.mn/e1515O »

Katie Couric talks about social media, real-time news and preventing accuracy from being a casualty of immediacy http://nie.mn/gXdC7k »

Sunday Times (UK) bundles new iPad app with print subscription http://nie.mn/erwRVY »

So, Amazon won’t host WikiLeaks, but it will sell a Kindle edition of the diplomatic cables? http://nie.mn/fnqjF4 »

Groupon: "There’s nobody out there putting as much muscle and intellectual power into their editorial" http://nie.mn/eDfUbF »

The ever blurring line between tablets and the web: How the iPad is influencing web apps http://nie.mn/hOmANy »

Just how many people use Twitter in the US? New Pew study estimates around 8 percent http://nie.mn/ifk6Hd »

Facebook’s Zuckerberg continues his giving streak, pledges to give away most of his wealth to charity http://nie.mn/fE3CAj »

New Pulitzer Prize rules allow for multimedia, databases or interactive projects http://nie.mn/g65GCN »

 
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