“The site tweets automatically on your behalf, which always is annoying and often an unpleasant surprise to those who tend not to read terms of service closely — or don’t expect services to autotweet without explicit permission these days.”
The Truth Behind SocialMeter.me, Twitter’s Latest Spammy Link Craze [Wired]

“The Ferry Plaza has helped lead the way in deepening and enriching the food culture of this city”
Ferry Plaza market cultivates revolution [Chron]

“Yesterday, while I was walking past the old Home location at Market and Church (2100 Market Street), a guy named Joe asked me if I wanted some free chips and guacamole in exchange for my signature on a petition to bring Chipotle to the Castro. I declined. I was kind of disgusted at the desperation, but thought it would make an interesting story for the Biscuit, so I came back and chatted with Joe a little bit more.”
Chipotle offers chips and guacamole bribes at old Home location [Castro Biscuit]

“The Castro really does need more sex. This sounds like a good start.”
Fancy Gay Male Strip Club Officially Coming To Castro [SFist] [Chron]

“the San Francisco Giants have agreed to pay $700,000 in back pay and penalties to 74 batboys, cooks, clubhouse attendants and other workers after a federal audit concluded the team’s salary practices were improper.” (second item) [Chron]

“Billed as the ‘world’s #1 graffiti shop,’ its Facebook page includes a video titled, ‘Bombing San Francisco,’ that is a montage of hooded taggers spray-painting buildings and trucks in the city.”
Graffiti supplies at retail [Chron]

“This month, San Francisco will celebrate the contributions of small business and spotlight the many resources available to help overcome obstacles and thrive in the global economy.”
We need to celebrate small business [Ex]

“We have no current plans to release another perpetual release of the CS tools and suites. Creative Cloud is going to be our sole focus moving forward”
Adobe kills Creative Suite, goes subscription-only [CNet]

“To underscore the the value of its combined retail-video approach, the company released a study today that outlines how each video view on Joyus turns into fast money.”
Joyus raises $11.5M in Series B [Biz Times]

“The suspension came after days of unflattering headlines about Path’s practice of sending sign-up invitation messages to new members’ contacts unless people pro-actively opt out.”
Facebook blocks Path’s friend access [Biz Times]

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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