“Flattr is an ‘online tipjar’ that has been around for a few years now but seemed to find a real focus last month when it began allowing users to ‘tip a dime’ to their favorite content producers using the ‘like’ or ‘favorite’ function on popular networks like Instagram, Vimeo, SoundCloud and Flickr.”
Twitter cuts off another payment service: Flattr is told to stop tying Favorites to money [TNW] “It’s a step backward for a more just Internet” [Awl]

“The partnerships would let Twitter stream videos on its site and split the resulting ad revenue with the networks, said one of the people familiar with the discussions.”
Twitter Said to Seek Deals With Viacom, NBC to Feature TV [Bloomberg]

“Staffers at the Marriot Marquis, which houses the all-day restaurant and bar, says that it is indeed closed for good on Friday”
Fourth Street Bar & Grill closes after two decades of business [Chron]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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