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News Bites: Vogue Taps Obama’s Web Team; Depression Linked to Lack of Vitamin D; YouTube Makes it Easier for You to be Famous; UK Child Trafficking

Anna Wintour and Vogue publishing director Tom Florio have hired Blue State Digital, the digital firm behind my.barackobama.com, to work on Vogue.com on both the editorial and business sides. Lord knows they need as much help as they can get over there. [Jezebel]

People with heart disease and similar conditions who don’t have enough vitamin D are more likely to be depressed than their counterparts with adequate levels of it,  according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association. [CNN]

Today, YouTube is introducing a tool to make it easy for users to submit clips that news media companies can choose to highlight. So far, The Huffington Post and San Francisco Chronicle have signed up.  [New York Times]

According to a UK-based charity, children as young as 10 are being moved around the UK to be sexually exploited at parties organized by pedophiles.  Chilling. [BBC]

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