25 Unmissable Social Media Articles Worth Reading This Festive Season

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Every week we have a look at some of the biggest social media stories that are out there and sift through the 1000s of articles to bring you 35 that you simply have to read. These are never breaking news stories but rather some of the deepest thinkers and smartest minds from the world of technology and social media. You might not be able to get through them all in one sitting but the idea is that after a busy week where the real time streams can be out of control we offer you a selection of curated news that you can read at your leisure. This week all the big boys are represented including Apple, Google and Facebook with some super stories from the industry…

It's Not About Having The Most Friends, It's About Having The Best Friends

Marc Andreessen: Predictions for 2012 (and beyond)

News flash: Yes, Facebook is selling you to advertisers

How news of Kim Jong-il's death spread on Google+

Viral coefficients + store feature + branding + influencers = cool apps on iOS first

Why Running A Mobile OS By Committee Can Be Very Hard

The Amazing Power of Deflationary Economics for Startups

Volkswagen turns off Blackberry email after work hours

Former TechCrunch Staffer Sarah Lacy Set to Close Funding Round for PandoDaily

Steve Jobs on video games as the future of learning [Video]

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

10 Ways to Add Facebook Functionality to Your Website

Facebook Subscriber # > Twitter Follower # ?

Some Thoughts On The IPO Market For Web Companies

More Picture-Takers Are Phoning It In

Louis CK's digital distribution experiment clears $1M in 12 days

That Was Fast: Twitter, Edelman Part Ways

Fuck Me? No. Fuck You

How the iPhone Zapped Carriers

Facebook's Goal: to Be a Blue Chip

Vevo by the numbers: 3.7B views, $100M royalties

Social networking booming in Egypt, Russia, survey finds

1 Million Articles Auto-Shared Daily, So Yahoo! Expands Facebook Integration To 26 More Sites

What's really behind Twitter's staff exodus

A nice new episode of Kevin Rose's Foundation...