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How to b-e-e of use: Signal Cleveland hosts second annual community spelling contest
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July 5, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google drops Twitter, Facebook blocks Google, iPad reaches 1% of web traffic

Social media is for losers. (Hey, do you think maybe you could retweet this?) via @simonowens »

After losing its state funding, New Jersey public television goes dark »

Do you transcribe “gonna” as “going to”? What the style guides say: »

RT @gregory: Imagine if General Electric had renamed NBC as “GE Entertainment” after acquiring it in 1986 »

Facebook has blocked a Chrome extension that would allow users to export friend data for use in Google+ »

Why newspapers can’t stop the presses »

Noodls (“Gateway to Facts”) is sort of like Google News for press releases »

Twitter has acquired @BackType, which provides deep analytics on tweets »

iPads now generate 1% of the world’s web traffic »

Current events: the next frontier of interactive games? (via @rajunarisetti) »

Will President Obama be doing the tweeting during tomorrow’s @Townhall event? »

Scientific American has launched its long-awaited blog network (40+ science blogs!) »

Google’s real-time search results are suspended as its deal with Twitter expires »

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