Links of the day

Learning Twitter? Don’t Take Your Cue From These Ad Agencies – Advertising Age

A special announcement from Netimperative – Netimperative shuts its doors

Pattern Recognition with Google Analytics | Blog | Econsultancy

Primark staff criticise ‘pikey’ customers on Facebook – Brand Republic – depressingly common social media faux pas

Japan’s Rakuten: Can The Biggest E-Commerce Site You Never Heard Of Become a Threat for Amazon Globally?

Spinning the Web – P.R. in Silicon Valley – NYTimes.com

Taking Microsoft to Task Over IE8 Myths – Webmonkey