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...
Apple's internal policies on employee social networking, leaking, blogging, and more
10 Things I Learned from Publishing Every Day for 30 Days
5 Awesome Examples of Engaging Social Media Campaigns
Optimizing Your Social Profiles For Network (Internal) Search
Facebook buys Gowalla
Our Commitment to the Facebook Community
Red-Hot Kindle Fire Blazes its Way to Second Place in Media Tablet Market
Video: Zynga CEO Mark Pincus Pitches IPO To Investors
Google Targets Amazon's 'Prime' With 1-Day Delivery
Google Makes Flight Search Results Better Looking, More Useful
Spotify iPad app in the works, goal to be on every device possible
Carrier IQ references discovered in Apple's iOS
Some Fear a Glut in Tech 'Incubators'
Apple, Google & Facebook join coalition to create safe Internet for kids in Europe
TL;DR: Facebook Increases Status Update Character Limit From 5K to 60K+
Announcing YouTube Analytics - the next generation in Insight
Researcher's Video Shows Secret Software on Millions of Phones Logging Everything
Microsoft plans to get its Office software suite on the iPad
Introducing Path 2, the Smart Journal
Salesforce Debuts The New Radian6-Powered Social Marketing And Monitoring Cloud
Mark Pincus on What Makes Zynga Hum: Short Attention Spans
ANNOYING: The Article As A Slideshow
Paul Allen calls for â€˜open science' and wider sharing of data
The Revolution According to Steve Jobs
Facebook May Be Forced to Go Public Amid Market Gloom
Watch a VC use my name to sell a con.
Will Marc or Won't He? Andreessen Mulling Yahoo Leadership Role in Bid.
Photoshopped or Not? A Tool to Tell
"Music Everywhereâ€: Spotify's "New Directionâ€
The future of technology means making the computer disappear
Coding - the new Latin
The NYT tries to get its readers to â€˜level up'
The Myth of Work-Life Balance
Microsoft's future Kinect 2 device will reportedly lip read and measure emotions
Zynga's Tough Culture Risks a Talent Drain
Kevin rose has a great interview with Ryan Carson the conference founder and long time entrepreneur