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How Google+ will succeed and why you’ll use it whether you want to or not - The Next Web
“After the initial rush of delighted surprise that G+ didn’t suck, the second wave of journalists have arrived. This group — who mostly don’t understand G+ — have indicated that they see no future for Google’s new baby. Mostly, these critics don’t understand that G+ has a public, Twitter-like component to it.”
Revamped MySpace Will Have iTunes, Spotify and Vevo in Its Crosshairs - Ad Age
“Forget Facebook and Twitter. When MySpace relaunches later this year under new corporate parent Specific Media and creative director Justin Timberlake, the former News Corp. social-networking site will emerge with new competitors like iTunes, Spotify and Vevo in its crosshairs.”
4 Surefire Ways to Get Your Emails Read - ClickZ
“Subject lines are a craft that often get little love in the email space. They often get the attention of your subscriber, or fail to do so, when they are unimaginative, tell too much, or don’t stand out in a crowded inbox.”
Steve Jobs Steps Down as Apple CEO – Adweek
“Steve Jobs, the tech titan who co-founded Apple in 1976, was forced out of it in 1985, only to return in 1996, announced Wednesday afternoon that he was stepping down as CEO after nearly 14 years in the job. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come,” he wrote.”