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June 1, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Schmidt ‘screwed up’ on social, Twitter announces photo service

Twitter CEO @dickc to developers: “Move up the value chain.” http://nie.mn/jfhppy via @Aerocles »

Still recovering from the PBS hack, @PBSMediaShift is posting its new stories to Facebook http://nie.mn/kkH2sU »

Americans are data guzzlers, but nothing like the Koreans http://nie.mn/kFKC13 »

RT @NewsHour: “I hope it doesn’t make us, or any other news organization, more cautious,” @JudyWoodruff on #PBSHack http://ow.ly/57XNL »

NPR’s @Ombudsman says adios and shares her wish list: more minority voices and a corrections editor http://nie.mn/lZ9oq8 »

RT @twitter: Today we’re launching a new #search and #photos experience http://blog.twitter.com/2011/06/searchphotos.html »

Vivian Schiller is in talks to oversee digital projects for NBC News, @pkafka reports http://nie.mn/l6oojW »

American University’s @JLab introduces a new site, launches “Ideas & Innovations” section http://nie.mn/ip9ujp »

The WSJ names a new blogs editor. “Readership of WSJ blogs continues to expand … 50% from last year.” http://nie.mn/jiDPX3 »

LOL: Marc Maron’s video promo for WTF, now on public radio http://nie.mn/ly7p9O »

The S.F. Chronicle’s new iPad app is free for 30 days, then $6/month or $60/year — free for print subscribers. http://nie.mn/lmdJeu »

Eric Schmidt takes the blame for Google’s social awkwardness. “I screwed up.” http://nie.mn/mKJVxO »

 
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