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Twitter vs. Instagram - Web Round-Up

Twitter just announced photo filters today and Instagram updated its app. Needless to say, the media is in a frenzy.

Below is a selection of some of the better articles I came across on the subjects

Twitter's Photo Filters
CNET - Twitter takes on Instagram with New Photo FiltersThe Verge - "Twitter takes on Instagram with built-in image filters..."Forbes - "It's Official: Twitter Takes on Instagram With Photo Filters"New York Times (Bits Blog) - "Twitter Adds Photo Filters In Battle With Instagram"Mashable - "Twitter Photo-Filters Maker: We Want to Democratize Creativity"Instagram Mashable - "Face It, Instagram Is Replaceable"SFGate - "Instagram Investor: The Company Sold 'Completely Prematurely"TechCrunch - "Instagram iOS 3.2 Update..." Stay tuned for updates to this list and my own opinion on this whole "photo wars" thing.

This Week's Good Reads

Sorry I haven't done this in a while, but here's the article round-up for this week. As usual, feel free to recommend more in the comments and I'll add them to this list. Great piece on Gilt Groupe's inspiring rise to becoming a billion dollar company and what it has next in store (pun not intended) - Read it at Tech Crunch
Ever thought about writing fiction using Twitter? Great piece on the subject - Read it at Fast Company
Shorter piece on LinkedIn about conducting business with an understanding of your customers. The article's focus on data disintegration problems is particularly interesting - Read it at LinkedIn
A fascinating story by my friend Ben Paynter about a man that made a decision that most of us probably would not understand. Resonated with me, because at it's core, this article is about finding what you love and going for it - Read it at Bloomberg Businessweek
Great piece for everyone living in today's fast-paced outcome driven world. Productive u…