paidContent Quick Hits 07.14.2010

»  Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) is cutting 285 part-time jobs because it’s automating envelope opening. [OC Register]

»  New Facebook feature creates instant ads. [Marketing Pilgrim]

»  What Jeff Jarvis Coffin says is the hidden, dirty secret of new media’s old media wannabes. [Huffington Post]

»  Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) SVP Satya Nadella says just an increased point or two in marketshare would be a success. [CNET]

»  How much to look for in your seed round. [VentureBeat]

»  How to be funny in 140 characters or less. [Variety]