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He’ll keep the blue check, though: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is stepping down
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May 4, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: The growth of online video, the economics of Groupon, the downloads of The Daily

AOL’s profits fell 86% between the first quarter of 2010 and now »

"The app must be playful and creative." @wnycradiolab wants help in developing its iPhone app »

RT @pkafka: The Daily lost $10 million last quarter, says Chase Carey. Muffled voice behind him mentions 800,000 downloads »

Grouponomics. A must-read from @felixsalmon »

Check out @niemanstory‘s latest Editors’ Roundtable, chock full of insights into the narrative process »

Nisenholtz: The NYT’s reported goal of 300,000 year-one digital subscriptions is "inaccurate" »

"Don’t be a media worker, be a micro media mogul!" — @newmediajim »

Can publishers create a Business Class for news? »

What journalists can learn from The Daily Show (via @henryjenkins) »

Facebook was the US’s top online display ad publisher for Q1 2011—with market share up 15% from last year »

Al Jazeera English is the second news org ever to win the Columbia Journalism Award »

How the Bin Laden news made Adam Moss "a Twitter convert" »

Reuters’ Chris Ahearn: Live video will be an increasing part of the firm’s digital offerings »

"Be human—but not too human." And more social media guidelines from @stevebuttry »

85% of media sites use online video to cover news—33% more than last year »

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