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Research shows online advertising is not effective, Angry Birds inventors introduce Bad Piggies game, and Instagram beats out Twitter…Links to start your day with.

Facebook Gifts lets you send presents to friends on their profile. USAToday

Blackberry’s RIM loses $235 million this quarter. TechCrunch

Samsung goes shopping for mobile providers. Reuters

Angry Birds inventors continue their animal obsession with new Bad Piggies game. Telegraph

Bank of America joins the hype of QR Code scanning. Engadget

Google executive detained in Brazil for refusal to remove controversial YouTube video. Guardian

Amazon goes green for eco-friendly shoppers. Engadget

Facebook users can now share Dropbox files. Engadget

Dunkin’ Donuts will transition to cage-free eggs and ‘happy’ pigs. NRN

Instagram beats Twitter in mobile users. AllThingsD

Happy 14th to Google, originally monikered ‘BackRub’. Time

Online advertising is less than 1% effective. Time

 

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