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Aug. 11, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Amazon and ads, Zynga and Google+, The Atlantic and Hollywood

“Facebook is no longer the only Zynga-powered social network in town.” http://nie.mn/noQEYE »

Now on @niemanstory: @geneweingarten talks breaking the rules, with case studies from his career: http://bit.ly/qQleD2 »

#weathertweets, on the air! Twitter teams up with The Weather Channel http://nie.mn/pF0bjn »

Time Warner is covering the 9/11 anniversary…in print, on TV, online http://nie.mn/qZN0ji »

The Atlantic becomes the latest journalism outlet to get Hollywood representation http://nie.mn/qOlcjl »

“One telecom expert was amazed at how free Vietnam is compared to other nations, in this one respect at least.” http://nie.mn/qG5uVX »

How to: suggest a new language for Google News http://nie.mn/peACWi »

Is Amazon about to become a force in online advertising? http://nie.mn/oVqXA6 »

The Wichita Eagle is testing an org model for a digital-first newsroom http://nie.mn/mZ6iJk »

The FCC’s “Next Generation 911” plan will include text messages, photos, and videos (via @amichel) http://nie.mn/pYrdJb »

A student blog got 1 million page views in a day while live-blogging London’s riots http://nie.mn/oeavdI »

 
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