Week In Review: Kindles In China, Google video contest, Amazon Facebook giftcards

Happy weekend! As you head off for fun fall times, here is a round up of eBook news this week:

Chinese consumers found a way to bypass Internet censorship using Kindles.

Wired co-founder Kevin Kelly talked about the future of eBooks.

Amazon introduced Facebook gift cards.

Hachette partnered with NetGalley to release digital galleys.

Amazon updated its self-publishing platform CreateSpace.

Google launched a creative video contest. We’d like to see one involving Google Books.

We held our first annual Book Pitch Party.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that iPads aren’t mobile.

NYC librarians The Desk Set announced The Biblioball.