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By Thomas Baekdal - April 2011

What You Need To Know Today (Apr/11)

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3D without glasses on the iPad: http://bit.ly/hSCyR1

The summaries of all speaker presentations at Digital Media Europe: http://j.mp/flzWmX

Great collection of sites that works across devices: http://mediaqueri.es/

Bloomberg Businessweek Arrives on the iPad by Subscription -http://on.mash.to/eDYGZH

The Bank of Facebook: Currency, Identity, Reputation.

Bing's new iPad app is a newspaper in disguise: http://j.mp/gdBJQv - but only available in the US (stop disciminating!)

Will iPad & Tablets Be Our Sunday Paper?

Facebook Won't Become E-Commerce Force, Analyst Says. I partly agree. The problem brands are doing it wrong. Social will (and is) a ecommerce force, but not if for traditional web shops.

How One Radio Reporter Ditched His Equipment for an iPhone 4: http://ow.ly/4x9ai

StumbleUpon Hits 1 Billion Stumbles Per Month.

Social Media is Dead, Long Live Social Media! http://bit.ly/h4X1Jt

Twit.tv's new show Triangulation is great. Especially this one where Cory Doctorow talks about publishing: http://twit.tv/tri10

Tablets are for playing games, not reading eBooks http://bit.ly/gY2cKZ <= misleading title. 42% reads. Full report: http://j.mp/gA5AdK

How our decisions impact more people than we realize: http://ez.com/impt

NEW! Social Media Marketing Industry Report: http://bit.ly/eR5K7Q

Facebook bans Ad.ly for ToS violations: http://j.mp/hWiiSK // Ad.ly's response to Facebook blocking them: Celebrity Endorsements on Facebook: An Update: http://j.mp/dQpgTw

Page views offer only a small part of the picture in a newsroom compensation plan: http://j.mp/dGlXcT

Five Easy Pieces of Online Identity http://t.co/LsjpBpp

Another sign that Amazon is entering the display ad business: Look at ads and we'll knock $25 off the Kindle.

Turbulence and the Start Up Bubble- "If you freak out, I'll freak out".

The Top 100 social brands. Not sure about this. Seems too heavily ranked by size. I think many smaller brands are doing it better.

Android Is Destroying Everyone, Especially RIM - iPhone Dead In Water. But they still do not have that many apps.

Lorem ipsum for images: lorempixum: http://bit.ly/dMwK0l - Oh no! Another way for designers to distance themselves from reality. And, a much cuter alternative for lorem ipsum images: http://placekitten.com/

Finally a bit of monday fun: "Best" of a normal day:

 

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