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The Digital Stimulus Package (Adweek)
Ad-supported Internet sites created twice as many jobs (two million total) in 2011 compared to 2007, according to a study conducted by the Harvard Business School. Startups made up 19 percent of those digital gigs.
Pew: After Email, Getting News is the Most Popular Activity on Smartphones, Tablets (Poynter)
Getting news is the second most popular activity on mobile devices, according to a new study from Pew's PEJ. Another key finding: Almost one-third of people who acquire tablets find themselves reading more news from more sources than before.
Twitter Says It’s OK To Sell Ads On Your Profile Background (AllTwitter)
Twitter has officially given its thumbs-up to publishers who want to use their Twitter background as advertising space.