Links of the day

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Consumers ‘turned off by social networking spam’ | Netimperative – interesting statistics

Village – Politics, Media and Current Affairs in Ireland – “Erin Go Broke” – a bit concerned about this. I don’t particularly want to see my home country go a bit Iceland

Branded iPhone Apps and the Misleading Allure of Buzz

Facebook | Creative Capital – interesting event

Official Google Blog: Hard at play in Google Labs with Similar Images and Google News Timeline

Knowem UserName Check – Social Networking Username Availability – thanks to Becky for this one

YouTube – James Lebon’s Channel – original International Stussy Tribe member James Lebon had put up a number of the videos he directed. Check out the classic Paradox – Jailbreak and Force & Kzee – Who got the last laugh, through to the poptastic Betty Boo (just doing the do). The real downer about aging is having watched great talent die too young.

Collective Conversation » Hill & Knowlton Digital in China » Blog Archive » Our Very Own Digital Library – Launched!

Hyping the Hype Curve – broadstuff

50+ Google and Yahoo Search Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

A Dialog about the Future for Students and Employers: The Upcoming Social Workforce « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

O’Brien: Older generations adopting new technologies faster than young –

Susan Boyle boosts traffic to by 700% | New Media Age – I was shocked by this since I didn’t expect’s viewership to be as low as the figures imply.

Britons know 10 recipes by heart

Oracle in shock $5.6 billion takeover of Sun – Computer Business Review : News

Louis Vuitton and Takashi Murakami x QR Code – Josh Spear, Trendspotting

Jobs in Tokyo – Danny Choo is looking for a new staff member, sounds like a cool opportunity

The Butler’s Back: Brings Jeeves Out Of Retirement In UK |