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3:31 AM ET, October 9, 2007

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Marshall Kirkpatrick / Read/WriteWeb:
Here Comes the Money: YouTube Videos Coming to AdSense  —  According to early reports from the Associated Press and Variety, Google is set to make a major announcement tomorrow concerning YouTube integration with AdSense.  Selected YouTube videos will be available to AdSense publishers and will appear wrapped in banner ads.
Discussion: NewTeeVee and Jim Kukral
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Michael Liedtke / NEWS.com.au:
Google to show YouTube videos on other websites  —  Decrease Increase -  —  Submit comment:  —  GOOGLE will begin showing YouTube videos on thousands of other websites, hoping to profit from ads attached to the clips.  —  The expansion, to be announced later today …
Discussion: TechCrunch, Jim Kukral and Mashable!
Miguel Helft / New York Times:
Google Plans Service to Allow Advertisers to Use Material from YouTube Videos  —  Google is taking the first steps toward turning its powerful advertising network, which places ads on hundreds of thousands of Internet sites, into a system for distributing content — and more ads — across the Web.
Discussion: paidContent.org and Inside AdSense
Scott Kirsner / Variety:   Google pegs video ad plans
Elinor Mills / CNET News.com:
Google taps YouTube videos for ads
Discussion: Lost Remote
Charlene Li / Groundswell:
Facebook Flyer test results  —  I was preparing for my Graphing Social Patterns speech on Facebook marketing last night and decided to try out Facebook Flyers, which allows members to create their own little display ads that shows up in the left navigation bar.
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Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Graphing social patterns with Linkedin's Reid Hoffman  —  Speaking the Graphing Social Patterns conference (covering the business and technology of Facebook) in San Jose today, Linkedin founder and chairman Reid Hoffman poured cold water on the notion that a single social graph would prevail.
Terrence Russell / Epicenter:
Graphing Social Patterns: Fun With Panelist Snark!
Discussion: bub.blicio.us
Terrence Russell / Epicenter:
Graphing Social Patterns: What Happens When Users Grow Up?
Discussion: Between the Lines
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks:
Facebook's fbFund Takes a Mulligan - Requires All Applications to be Resubmitted  —  When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his new application developer grant program, fbFund, at TechCrunch40, everyone clapped (including me).  I did have some concerns immediately and one of them was right …
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Caroline McCarthy / Webware.com:   REPORT: FACEBOOK 'ISSUES MULLIGAN' ON DEVELOPER GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS
CEO / This is going to be BIG.:
Twitter Prepping its Mobile Ad Units?  It was bound to happen eventually...  While everyone is talking about Google and mobile advertising, has anyone else noticed the emergence of "Tips" on their Twitter mobile notifications?  This is surely the precursor to mobile SMS keyword ads from Twitter.
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Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Twitter Testing Text Footer Ads
Discussion: Valleywag and Webware.com
Jessica Guynn / Los Angeles Times:
Web companies eye market for local ads  —  Online players are courting mom-and-pop businesses as consumers turn to the Internet to find services in their neighborhoods.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — When it comes to finding local products and services, consumers are increasingly letting their fingers do the clicking.
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Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Local Advertising Firm ReachLocal Receives a Big $55.2 Million Round
Discussion: The Local Onliner and Mashable!
Erica Sadun / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Announcing a preliminary iPhone 1.1.1 Jailbreak  —  The iPhone/iTouch Dev guys have been hard at work for weeks and have finally managed to jailbreak 1.1.1.  Right now, they're nowhere near releasing a general-use tool but the first steps have been made.  Congratulations to dinopio, asap18 …
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Erica Sadun / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Third Party Apps ported to iPhone 1.1.1
Discussion: Engadget, blognation and Digg
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Acquisition No. 2 For Sugar Inc.: Coutorture  —  Sugar Inc., hot off their first acquisition (ShopStyle) two weeks ago, is announcing their second deal tonight - the purchase of fashion blog network Coutorture.  Deal size is not being announced, but it was a mix of cash and stock.
Discussion: ben barren
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Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Sugar trying to rollup women's content sites, buys Coutorture
Discussion: paidContent.org
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
Champagne at the Googleplex: GOOG Above $600/share  —  Google gained 15.57 today to close at $609.62/share today, breaking the 600 point barrier for the first time.  That puts the company's market cap at over $190 billion, and means Google is worth more on paper than companies like Wal-Mart …
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Mark Simon / Search Insider:
Is The Online Ad Industry Partying Like It's 1999?
Discussion: Traffick
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
YouTube: The Big Copyright Lie  —  I'm a big YouTube fan.  —  We can thank YouTube for cutting the gordian knot of video codecs.  Instead of futzing around with codecs and media players, YouTube's universal, Flash-based web video "just works".  After all this time, it turns out the killer app …
Arik Hesseldahl / Business Week:
Why I Won't Buy an iPhone  —  Apple has abandoned its founding ethos of creativity and innovation by hanging up on third-party software developers  —  I don't own an iPhone, and I don't think I ever will.  That may come as a surprise to anyone acquainted with my long history of owning and liking Apple (AAPL) products.
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
Burn: Nine Inch Nails Dumps Record Labels, Going Direct to Fans  —  Hear that?  It's the RIAA quaking in their diamond-coated boots as yet another A-list band gives labels the finger: Pretty hate machine Trent Reznor announced today that "as of right now Nine Inch Nails is a totally free agent …
Discussion: TechCrunch
Olga Kharif / Business Week:
Google's Orkut: A World of Ambition  —  Seizing on Orkut's momentum in Asia and Latin America, Google moves to revamp its social networking site and take aim at Facebook and MySpace  —  If it's not about MySpace and Facebook, then the breathless buzz that surrounds online social networking often gravitates …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Google: How High Can It Go?  —  Google (GOOG) crossed the $600-a-share threshold today, giving it a market capitalization of around $188.1 billion.  The big questions is, how high can it go?  $750, $1,000 or (shudder) $2,000 a share?  —  Here is what $188 billion buys you:
Discussion: Webomatica and Howard Lindzon
 
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