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April 13, 2015, 11:05 AM

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Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Over 1M US Apple Watch preorders, with two-thirds for Sport line, and black bands most popular, according to shopping data firm Slice Intelligence  —  Apple Watch pre-orders were 1 million in the US on its first day, a shopping data firm estimates  —  (Ryan Emberley/Invision for Apple/AP Images)
TechCrunch:
Twitter Is Pushing Celebrities And Publishers To Stop Using Meerkat  —  Twitter is doing whatever it can to help its live video streaming acquisition Periscope beat independent competitor Meerkat.  Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Twitter has been contacting celebrities who use Meerkat …
Jack Shepherd / Journalism.co.uk:
University of Florida and Yik Yak team up for geolocated student news feeds  —  University of Florida explores geolocation news feeds  —  The university has teamed up with social media app Yik Yak to bring its students the latest local news  —  Credit: Screenshot from UFJSchool on YouTube.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
After Tidal launch, Spotify adds “Tweet the Beat”, new feature showing ads to some premium users, encouraging them to tweet about artist's music  —  Spotify wants you to spam Twitter with its new ads  —  Spotify is rolling out a new feature designed to get users to spam Twitter.
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