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You live to see another blemish-free day, Proactiv. Meanwhile, a study says SpongeBob is destroying your kid’s mind; the Postal Service puts its faith in junk; a blog explains how brands are using Instagram, and more.

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Well, Krabby Patties, a new study of 4-year-olds shows fast-paced cartoons such as “SpongeBob SquarePants” might be to blame for shorter attention spans. No word of its effects on adul—hey, look a nickel.

Speaking of short attention spans, ever wonder how literary greats such as Charles Dickens, Walt Whitman, or that precocious Laura Ingalls Wilder might fair on Twitter’s 140 character limit? Wonder no longer. Mashable brings us the top 9 (unofficial) literary accounts.

And in case you’ve ever wondered how airlines are using Twitter, here’s an infographic to explain it to you. Now if they could just make one that explains how they always manage to lose my bag.

Something we wish we could lose: junk mail. But as it turns out, those same pieces of direct-mail marketing be the last hope for the U.S. Postal Service. Advertising Age explains.

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