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This week’s edition focuses on some newspaper and media sites seeing a big traffic boost from implementing Facebook comments, Activision being skeptical of the numbers being put forth for competitors like Zynga and Rovio, an interview with one of Silicon Valley’s best known entrepreneurs and investors Reid Hoffman, and Facebook trying to create some sort of Android-based “Facebook phone.”
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What You Need to Read This Week
Handing comments over to Facebook is a double-edged sword
By Mathew Ingram, GigaOM
Facebook’s continued push against the anonymous web.
Activision: Social Game Company Valuations “Out Of Whack”
By Devin Coldewey, TechCrunch
One major game company is not into the social/mobile hype…
Reid Hoffman Talks About LinkedIn and VC Life and Gives Five Tips to Start-Ups (Video)
By Kara Swisher, AllThingsD
Reid Hoffman knows a thing or two about startups.
Time For Facebook To Buy WebOS From HP For A Couple Bucks
By Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider
Google’s acquisition of Motoralla this week has given Facebook another great reason to launch their own mobile OS.