The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.

1. New site from Twitter co-founders will open to public in 2013 (AllThingsD)

2. Financial Times calls social media its fastest-growing source of referral traffic (Social Times)

3. Twitter founder says influence is in retweets. Here’s a good example (CNET)

4. Barnes & Noble launches new Nook HD (AP)

5. A simple Twitter trick that will dramatically grow your network (The Buttry Diary)

6. How journalists can turn their stories into conversations (Poynter)