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"That’s the beauty and curse of the beast. So when news breaks it’s about two things: accuracy and distribution. Right now we’re stuck with a drunk leaf blower in a flour factory. I’ll be the first to champion these tools as platforms for change, opportunity and knowledge sharing, but it has become clear we – and especially the reeling news media – are in need of a system that helps Twitter et al sort through the haze of breaking news and get the facts straight, faster. The current model and tools are not clearing things up – they are adding to the mess."
"The arrival of smartphones changed the equation. Shazam could help users identify songs at parties, then direct them to iTunes. “Music executives loved it, because it’s one click to purchase,” says Paul Armstrong, an advertising consultant."