The Ticker: Black Friday Towels; What Goes Viral; Automation Patent; IMgram; Men’s Mags OK

TechCrunch: Walmart’s Top Black Friday Item Was…the Towel

The Wall Street Journal: Gawker Editor Explains What Makes Stories Viral

GigaOM: Google Wants to Patent the Automated Social Media Response

The Drum: Instagram to Introduce Messaging Features

AdAge: Five Reasons Men’s Magazines Had a Very Good 2013 (Hint Hint)