Nancy O’Dell of “Access Hollywood” hasn’t just been airbrushed, she’s been sandblasted. Is this what Southern women do?

In the “Real Women, Real Issues, Real Beauty” feature, the women are divvied up by age: 20s, 30, 40s, Ageless. The before-and-after results are impressive. The 40s candidate morphed into a freshly scrubbed 14 after her makeover. SB didn’t just make her look better, it defied gravity!  See full blog post http://blogs.mediapost.com/magazine_rack/?p=471

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Chris Kelly describes and defends the user-tracking Beacon function, handling sexual predators online, and balancing privacy and community. The launch of Facebook‘s Beacon advertising system in November put the social networking and site in the middle of a controversy over privacy, as Beacon was criticized for being too aggressive and stealthy in collecting and broadcasting information about users’ activities online. For that reason, few people right now would probably envy the job of Chris Kelly, Facebook’s chief privacy officer and the person most responsible for explaining the site’s policies to the public.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,142324-c,sites/article.html

Annoyed with the ad deluge on social networks, many users are spending less time on the sites. 

…the forecasts for torrid growth may prove unrealistic. Besides the slowing user growth and declining time spent on these sites, users appear to be growing less responsive to ads, according to several advertisers and online placement firms. If advertisers can’t figure out how to reverse these trends, social networking could end up as a niche market in the online ad world, smashing hopes and valuations across Silicon Valley.

http://search.businessweek.com/Search?searchTerm=Generation+MySpace+fed+up&resultsPerPage=20