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

1. Pew study: Getting news is the second most popular activity on mobile devices (Poynter)

2. Why the updated Google Trends tool will benefit journalists (10,000 Words)

3. Four key trends changing digital journalism and society (O’Reilly Radar)

4. Why journalists should pay attention to The Atlantic right now (GigaOm)

5. ProPublica taps the crowd for a database-building sprint to election day (Nieman Lab)

6. Publishers can now use their Twitter backgrounds as ad space (AllTwitter)