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Posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 1:45 pm

The Editor learned this last week in a free SPJ webinar: 77 percent of those participating in the webinar hadn't been using a smartphone through their day to gather or publish news. But 23 percent had -- on an iPhone or Android device, mostly.

Another number to mull: Nearly half of U.S. online users have downloaded mobile applications (Fierce Mobile Content)

And while we're talking numbers: Almost 20 percent of women on the Internet participate in Pinterest (Daily Deal Media)

One more: 90 percent of small businesses use social media (Social Media Today); check out the bonus infographic

Here's another freebie: 'Twitter for Journalists'

Mark S. Luckie, THE news outreach guy at Twitter, presents this one, sponsored by the National Press Club, at 8 a.m. Pacific on Oct. 9, 16 and 23. Two clicks and you're signed up.

Recap: The Block by Block Community News Summit in Chicago just happened. Check out an overview (NetNewsCheck)

Later this week: The Online News Association conference is this coming weekend in San Francisco. It's a sold-out show. Follow the live stream in real time on Friday and Saturday.