Wall Street Journal launches WSJ Social Facebook app


The Wall Street Journal aims to please and has started the new WSJ Social app on Facebook (in beta). The Journal says they are trying to go where readers spend the most time and are bringing their content to Facebook in app form. After giving permission to the app you can read, like and comment on WSJ articles all while staying on Facebook. It appears also that you can read articles that are not roadblocked by their subscription requirements which so far seems to be a nice benefit.

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Interactive map of the internet’s underwater paths

Ever wondered how your email can cross the vastness of the ocean and be delivered almost instantly, anywhere in the world? It’s all down to a network of fibre-optic cables that link up the continents and transmit terabits of data every second.

Yes, yes I always did wonder about this. —Wright

#Communication across oceans.