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The newspaper industry is dying, but that doesn’t mean that our love for newspapers has die as well. Our mental connection with the form and feel of a newspaper is hard to erase. It’s the inherent disability of reading news that happened a day before, instead of knowing it as and when it happens, that hurts newspapers.

paper.li is a web app that can make any Twitter feed or Facebook stream look like a newspaper, complete with headlines, articles and images. Let’s see if paper.li can redefine the way we consume news online.

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Tracking the success your social media campaign is no easy task and if you’re in a highly competitive vertical that demands you stay on top of your rival’s campaign, there are no simple solutions. Thanks to Wildfire we now have a one click solution to comparitively monitor the social media traction in two of the most popular platforms — Facebook and Twitter.

After the break, we’ll look at how to use the Wildfire Social Media Monitor to glean insights about the growth of your social media fan base on the leading social networks.

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Being the week before the Holidays hasn’t slowed things on the internet. Crowd favorite, Dropbox made it to 1.0, Blekko added one more feature to its arsenal of three, Disqus launched user centric dashboard, Facebook launched Instant Personalization with TripAdvisor & blocked all j.mp URLs, LinkedIn now has groups, Mint is going to teach financial management to kids, Yahoo to shut down its video service and Mark Zuckerberg found himself on the cover of TIME Magazine.

Read on for some of this week’s best web app news and updates you might’ve missed!

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Windows users will be familiar with the weekly update schedule Microsoft employs in trying to patch bugs, add a few features and so forth. Lately, Facebook has been been making changes and upgrades at a pace that most web apps—including apps from Google’s stable—have never done before. Even with such a huge infrastructure to handle and a potential community outburst at every turn, they roll out updates anyway.

Few days ago, Facebook upgraded the way the profile page looks. It’s a big deal because in mere seconds visitors will get all that there is to know about you in a nutshell. Follow me after the break for a glimpse at the new Facebook profile page and learn how to enable it.

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I don’t know about you, but I haven’t used Microsoft Office on my desktop in the past year and half. That’s an interesting nugget of information considering the fact that I write for a living and write about 25,000 words a month. So where does all of this writing happen? On a moleskin notebook? No, Google Docs.

Office is Microsoft’s cash cow, a vertical that has seen no real competition for decades. Thanks to Google, your documents have been liberated from the desktop prison and made available anywhere there’s an internet connection. Did I forget to mention the fact that you can edit a document with multiple people from across the globe in real time? Well, I just did.

The slow but steady exodus of its userbase has made Microsoft rethink its strategy and resulted in the launch of Docs.com. After the break let we’ll take a look at how Microsoft Office in the cloud can enhance your productivity.

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On November 15th, Facebook announced a new messaging system they’d be rolling out to all users, making it easier than ever to manage not only messages sent to you on Facebook, but conversations taking place via email, chat, and SMS.

Eventually you’ll be automatically upgraded to this new way of messaging, but you can try to get in on it early by requesting an invitation. I did just that, and a few days later was invited to try it out. Here’s what I found.

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This week has been very profitable for Oracle at the expense of SAP and tarnished their image by getting them branded pirates, the guys at 4chan found a new chew toy, the Facebook killer is off the ground and you might be sued for using the word “Face” in future.

Read on after the break for some of this weeks best web app news and updates.

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We know that MySpace is a great place for people who love music and for bands who want to make it big. A few days ago MySpace announced a tie up with Facebook for a new feature named Mashup with Facebook. The primary goal of this feature is to help MySpace users easily create a personalized stream of entertainment content based on their interests and taste.

Your interests are ascertained by the likes you’ve shared on your Facebook stream from clicking Like buttons across the web. Read on to find how you can get personalized entertainment content recommendations from MySpace, courtesy of Facebook.

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With so much happening in the digital world, it can be a full time job just staying up to date on the latest web app happenings. But, that’s why you come to Web.AppStorm… right? With all the fantastic new features app developers are constantly releasing, we’re not really able to report them all and ultimately many of our readers miss out on some really good stuff. So, we’re going to try something new.

At the end of a week, a few times per month, we’ll bring you some of the best web app news and updates. App developers, this is a great time to familiarize yourselves with our contact form to submit your news or tips.

Read on after the break for some of this weeks best web app news and updates.

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Facebook seems to be the “app of the hour” lately as it becomes an ever larger and rapidly growing beast. Launching new features such as groups, downloading personal data and high resolution galleries, Facebook clearly isn’t sitting on their hands enjoying their success. What are they up to now? Acquiring data storage and sharing app Drop.io and holding a holding a “Mobile Event” this coming Wednesday.

What might Facebook be up to? How do you feel about their Drop.io acquisition? Read on for our thoughts and to share yours.

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