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When Is The Social Curation Bubble Going To Burst?

You just can’t move for social curation services right now. The biggest noise might be coming from Pinterest, which is growing like a weed — but whether it’s the new-look Delicious, Switzerland’s Paperli, shopping curation site Svpply, image service Mlkshk or another site, the fact is that almost everybody seems to want to help you save and sort and share the things you find on the web right now.

The Morning Lowdown 09-20-11

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Yahoo’s Balogh Resurfaces At StumbleUpon

Ari Balogh, the Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) CTO and EVP of products who left the company a year ago, is joining StumbleUpon as its VP of engineering.…

LinkedIn Expands Into Social News

LinkedIn is moving into social news, with a new site called LinkedIn Today that aggregates stories that people in a specific industry are sh…

Resurgent StumbleUpon Raises $17 Million

StumbleUpon, the content recommendation service that eBay (NSDQ: EBAY) purchased for $75 million in 2007 and then sold back to its founders…

The Morning Lowdown 10.13.10

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The Morning Lowdown 10.08.10

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Google Says Google Reader Is Doing Just Fine

We reported last week in the aftermath of IAC’s decision to shut down Bloglines that Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Reader was not doing that well eith…

Digg CEO Adelson Resigns

Longtime Digg CEO Jay Adelson is stepping down, saying in a blog post that went live just now that he is “ready to incubate some new busines…

Celebrity Site iFollo Gets $1 Million

iFollo, a site that lets members share stories about their run-ins with celebrities, has raised $1 million in a funding round from real esta…

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Facebook Goes Public With New Sharing Options

Facebook introduced two features Wednesday that should better position the social networking site as a source of real-time information on th…