Street Fight Daily: Fab Channels LivingSocial, Black Friday’s Tech

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Fab’s Newest Distribution Channel: LivingSocial (The Wall Street Journal)… The Shrewd Shopper Carries a Smartphone (The New York Times)… Why Passbook Could Join Ping in the Apple Graveyard (GigaOm)…

Street Fight Daily: Bee Media Buys Adcentricity, Yelp Spam Begone

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology...

Bee Media Acquires Adcentricity to Unite Location-Based Ads, Mobile Shopping (TechCrunch)…

U.S. Mobile Ad Spend to Double in 2012 (Mediapost)…

Yelp Spam Begone: Software Weeds Out Fake Reviews (Mashable)…

Yipit’s Vacanti: Flash Offers Will Drive Growth of Deals Industry

During a keynote address at yesterday’s Daily Deal Summit in New York, Yipit CEO Vin Vacanti laid out a trajectory for the deals space, in which Gilt-like flash offers would drive much of the industry’s growth. “It’s not about daily deals anymore; what these companies have realized is that they’re building a user base that’s willing to consume from them,” said Vacanti.