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There are a gazillion new impeachment podcasts. Smart strategy or a blind stab at relevance?
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Links on Twitter: Facebook’s iPad app, BBC’s TV app, recording the #firstweb

Two words to ease you into the weekend: Tweeting. Roomba. #youarewelcome »

Fantastic weekend reading (if you’re as nerdy as we are): "the post-artifact book" »

RT @brainpicker: The science of social timing in an infographic – when to Tweet and update Facebook for maximum traction »

The BBC has launched a news app that will deliver content directly to internet-connected TVs »

Where were you when you first "got" the web? On the Network wants to know (via @fraying) »

RT @johnjcook: Chris Christie’s Office Claims Roger Ailes Is a Confidential Adviser, Won’t Release Their Communications »

"Online, a self-centered approach is no longer a nasty trait, but a bolt of insight to leverage." »

New @comScore data: The average YouTube viewer watches 5 hours of videos a month »

.@kevglobal has some tough love for @Guardian as it doubles down on "digital-first" »

Huffington on paying her new AOL hires: "I inherited the budget that was there." »

#women2drive: Saudi women, using social media to organize, are defying the country’s driving ban »

In its first week, the FT’s HTML5 web app has logged 100,000 users »

Facebook’s set to launch its iPad app "in coming weeks" »

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