Links of the day

Facebook Seeks To Build The Semantic Search Engine

Hacking the Good days… :: What can we learn from Ning and Bebo?

Cool Infographics – The Social Media Effect – really like this, explains how social media works in relation to the news cycle really well

Phil Rumbol set to leave Cadbury following Kraft restructure – Brand Republic – talent dissipating from the company following the Kraft acquisition

Yahoo!’s Revenue Results Shine Light On Broader Trends – The eMarketer Blog

Secret copyright treaty published | Pinsent Masons LLP – ACTA in laymans terms

Official Google Blog: Greater transparency around government requests – the most interesting bits is the amount of data requests put through Google

A Switch for the Google Age – Bits Blog –

Is it a good idea to kick those Downfall spoofs off YouTube? Perhaps not | Technology | – ironically exposes rights owners to legal issues

Cisco Closes Tandberg Acquisition | AllThingsD – video conferencing could replace over 2 million business flights

iCyte – Home – similar to the original Yahoo! MyWeb but with added IP concerns

Notes From Apple’s Quarterly Financial Report: Doubled iPhone Sales, and What Leak? | Fast Company

Google buys chip start-up from ex-Apple designers | CNET News

Big Data and social media analysis | Jed Hallam – its hard

Change in “optics” would benefit marketers – Warc – need to reallign marketing objectives and measures in digital age

Social network for silver surfers grows in Japan – Warc – due to its skewed demographics Japan is a laboratory for aging online populations across the developed world

Challenger brands see mixed results in Asia – Warc – revisit – demo – interesting visualisation concept

Communities Dominate Brands: Apple to thank Year of Tiger for China Surprise in iPhone strong quarterly sales

Coca-Cola Faces Anger From Shareholders About Use of BPA in Cans | Fast Company

Apple Blows By Analysts’ Q2 Expectations | paidContent

Partovis Latest MySpace Execs To Leave; Top Security Exec Cutting Back, Too | paidContent

WordPress Security – A Comprehensive Guide | BloggingPro – StumbleUpon