Best of the week on the web for March 16, 2012 / by Mike Takahashi

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Here's a look at some interesting things that have happened in the past week. The SXSW conference was obviously the talk of the town, and of course every year a new app or service breaks through as "the one" to watch. Past years have included notable launches by Twitter and Foursquare. This year it was all about social discovery, which uses your social media networks to alert you when friends are nearby who share similar interests. Two apps took the spotlight: Highlight and Glancee.

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