Links for 3.4.09: LIKING, Neko Case audio, great moustaches…
by Josh Kimball
*Social media: You know what’s hot in the social media world right now? LIKING. (Here’s Likaholix.) It’s all down to ones and zeros now, our relationships dichotomous and wholly lacking in texture or room for said. That, and weeping weeping weeping into our own cupped hands.
*Toys: Any Wolverine fans out there? And I mean serious fans.
*Meltdown: Desperate citizens are setting fire to cars in Iceland to collect insurance money. I don’t like the sound of this at all! Meanwhile at home: Americans are losing sleep over financial worries. Another key reason for sleep loss, at least for me, has been insomnia. [former via 3quarks]
*Mash-ups: Everyone is loving Thru You. Love it yourself, if you can get through (the site has been burdened by heavy traffic due to everyone linking to it today).
*Business: Can YouTube and Universal Music come to an agreement and create Vivo, an online music video platform? I’ve talked about YouTube becoming the de facto platform for music discovery before. Legitimization, though, is hard.
*Today’s links: D. Eff it.