Nothing says out “Out of touch with popular culture” more than Newt Gingrich’s current campaign slogan, which I am sure will be dropped like a hot rock by the time you read this. Still, it’s pretty funny. Almost as funny as watching Mike Huckabee play a godawful rendition of “Cat Scratch Fever” on his show this weekend (don’t ask why I was watching, but he’s not running, so we won’t have to see that again.) Anyway, to the links:
Gingrich’s Campaign Branding Is, Literally, WTF( FC) What the frack was Newt thinking?
Ad-backed Kindle topping Amazon charts (Electronista) Well golly gee, you lower the price to around $100, and folks buy it. Wait till we see how the free one “sells.”
Social Media’s Secret Weapon – Email (AVC) I’ve always been a fan of email. In fact, as many of you read Signal in email as you do in RSS.
LUMA Partners Launches ADTECHOPOLY Board Game; Adds Moon To I-Banker Team (AdExchanger) Terry is a pal and always has a fun twist on the ad game.
How Robber Barons hijacked the “Victorian Internet” (Ars) An oldie found via Hacker News that reminds you how wonderful history can be as we contemplate the future.
News On Your Block: Google News Adds Mobile Location-Aware Feed (PC) Who said location was the most important signal since search? Oh yeah, that’d be me….
How Piracy Made ‘Go the Fuck to Sleep’ a No. 1 Amazon Best-Seller (FC) This made me laugh out loud. Then again, I have three kids. And sometimes a meme outpaces the publishing industry’s ability to keep up. SOMETIMES?!
Social-networking sites face new privacy battle (SF Chron) We’ll see if the state of CA leads here, as it often does, but I’m not sure this one is a good lead.
Milestone: Foursquare hits 10 Million Users (TNW) That’s up from 5 million six or so months ago.
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