Inspiration's afoot! We've got movie trailers on Vine and Instagram, Pinnable banners, a touching social service tale, GIFs on Google+, shareable live presentations, and customizable Flipboard magazines. And everything you need to know about Summly, new ad and Page features on Facebook, Klout for Business, and a personal assistant app you can both advertise on and use. Skim to sate those social urges.

Yahoo snaps up Summly. Improving both its mobile presence and talent pool, Yahoo shelled out $30 million for mobile app Summly, which reduces articles to 400-character recaps. For publishers fuming in their seats, Time discusses (sorta) the app's legalities. This video, featuring Stephen Fry and 17-year-old founder Nick D'Aloisio, sums up Summly's prowess:

In Summly spirit, WaPo produced a super-short article that shows how it works:

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Angela Natividad is a social media strategist, copywriter, and journalist based in Paris. A Bay Area native and lover of vending machine candies, she co-founded AdVerveBlog.com and is a frequent guest on marketing podcast The Beancast. You can follow her on Twitter at @luckthelady.