1. Report: Stories about politics inspire best/worst comments (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter)

2. Twitter now lets you receive direct messages from any follower (Tom Warren / The Verge)

3. YouTube Partner: We are “not happy” with money from subscription channels (Lucas Shaw / The Wrap)

4. Who’s behind the sponsored content at BuzzFeed, Gawker, Hearst and WashPo? (Michael Sebastian / AdAge)

5. Opinion: The big secret Twitter doesn’t want you to know that might be killing you (Choire Sicha / The Awl)


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