A few stories of note from around the Internet:
Friendster to be Sold by Month’s End
Proto-social network will be sold to Asian firm for about $100 million.
Seeking a Symbol for ‘This Ad Knows About You’
NYTimes Bits Blog
A breakdown of the current discussion on what logo should represent targeted advertising.
Coke Tries Facial-Recognition on Facebook
Builds database to help Facebook users find their twin on the site. Not surprisingly, Crispin Porter + Bogusky is behind the effort.
DailyCandy Sours on Most of Its Cities
Will eliminate special edition newsletters for seven of its 12 cities.
AOL Will Hold Back Its Ad Inventory From Advertising.com
JP Morgan analyst Imran Khan states Tim Armstrong and company plan to stop selling in-house inventory through the ad network.
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