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June 27, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Afghanistan’s DIY Internet, Longshot Mag returns, assessing local news experiments

.@Mathewi to the media: “We are all brands now, so get used to it.” »

PayPal now has 100 million active users »

In case you missed it last week: Afghanistan’s amazing DIY Internet (via @brainpicker) »

.@Breakingnews launches a feature allowing local news orgs to fast-track tips to its editors »

.@longshotmag Issue 2. July 29-31. NYC. »

Nice! Check out Twitter for Newsrooms, @twittermedia‘s just-launched guide for journos »

.@robinsloan‘s key question for assessing local news experiments: Where’s the line between project and community? »

Help out a Googler: @mattcutts is looking for summer reading tips (no books about search, please) »

MT @pomeranian99: With online gossip, *volume* matters. The more there is, the more likely it will self-correct: »

Joan Walsh goes to @NYTimes‘ homepage twice a day. ("There’s no substitute for seeing everything in context.") »

Capote, Brando, and "big time": Fantastic inaugural entry in @niemanstory‘s "Why’s this so good?" series »

"’Transparency is the new objectivity.’ Twitter helps with that." »

"A one-stop-shop for Holy See news": The Vatican is launching an online news portal »

Does Klout have clout? "You are being assigned a number in a very public way, whether you want it or not." »

From "Cher" to "spelunking": @NYTimes‘ new Sunday Review section includes a @waitwait quiz »

Politico and Random House are teaming up to produce a series of campaign-related ebooks »

.@brianstelter is asking for thoughts on what to include in his book—via Twitter »

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