Welcome to Friday, October 5, 2012 – This is The Feed!
Read of the Day #1: Zynga Stock Plummets, Layoffs Possible
[Analysis - Is this the end of the line for Farmville's creators? Hardly. But Zynga is the leader of the social gaming segment, and their products have been quite popular for Facebook users.]
Read of the Day #2: Can Social Media Buzz Equal On-Field Success for NFL Teams?
[Analysis - According to Jeff Esposito's ongoing experiment, the Internet is 30-33 so far this season in picking games outright. For this week. Gini Dietrich will see if she's smarter than all of us. Good luck, Gini!]
Read of the Day #3: Did Star Trek create the iPad?
[Analysis - Stay awesome, Data.]
Song of the Day: “Too Close” by Alex Clare (Unplugged version)
[Analysis - The song that's been stuck in your head since Microsoft started running their new campaign. Alex Clare's "Too Close" combines soul and dub step -- and the soul really shines through in this acoustic version.]