The last word on the written word

Jul 14, 2014

USA Today has gone viralThe New York Times reports (1,422 shares). "On Tuesdays, USA Today staff must act as if the only way to find their stories is through social media sites," journalist Jeffrey L. Katz breaks it down for us.

At Re/codeKara Swisher wonders, "Will Yahoo Buy AOL?" (93 sharesGigaOM's Mathew Ingram weighs in, "Tying two bricks together still won't make them fly."

Then Mashable drops the bomb that beloved cartoon character Archie has been killed while saving his gay friend in a comic book (1,554 shares). "Archie is dead. Takes a bullet intended for a gay friend," Jim Roberts tweeted while sharing a twitpic. Slate's Dave Weigel couldn't resist quipping, "Thanks, Obama."

Speaking of dead, WSJ's Christopher Mims is so convinced that the password is a goner that he just told us his own for his Twitter account (707 shares). "Knowing that won't help you hack it, however," Mims writes. Colleague Joanna Stern admits, "I definitely just tried to get into @mims Twitter account. This is how you write a piece on the end of the password."

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