The UK phone hacking scandal relating to Rupert Murdoch's tabloid News of the World is receiving very wide attention within the news media world as well as within the UK public life. It involves not only the press but also its relationship with the Metropolitan police, the role of former NoW editor Andy Coulson (later Downing Street's director of communication) and also the soon to be decided BSkyB bid.
The Guardian's editor Alan Rusbridger debated with readers about the aftermath of the scandal here, and Guardian's Roy Greenslade analysed how the press reacted to the latest revelations here.
Journalism.co.uk reported on broadcast regulator Ofcom 'closely monitoring' phone-hacking claims with regard to BSkyB bid. It also reported on the payments made to Metropolitan police officers by the News of the World as the Met has referred the internal investigation to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
Apple today announced that "over 15 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store by the more than 200 million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users worldwide".
Mashable published an infographic on the history of advertising on Facebook.
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