The big news of the day is Google’s partial launch of +1, a very geeky answer to the Like or Retweet button. In a move inspired by forum websites of the late 90s, Google is testing a product that allows you to “+1” search results.
TBD was the great social experiment in DC; a group of media outlets turned into one community-powered converged news source. At least it was before Allbritton systematically removed its limbs.
The quickly spreading unrest has now hit Libya, Iran and other locations. It is both inspiring and horrifying. I’d do a round up, but you are better off just scrolling Andy Carvin’s Twitter stream. I really hope someone is archiving everything he puts out.
Clothing company Kenneth Cole decided that they had found out a way to profit off the rebellion in Egypt. It’s eponymous founder tweeted something very foolish. Then all hell broke loose.