StraightUpSocial News Links for 5/29/2008

AOL joins Google’s OpenSocial

Shaun Nichols at vnunet has the details on AOL’s announcement that in will join Yahoo and MySpace in support of Google’s OpenSocial initiative.

Big Blue Embraces Social Media

Stephen Baker at BusinessWeek dives into IBM’s social network friendly culture, with details of the in-house social networking tools the company has built for its employees.

Blogging Could Save Your Life

James Lewin at Podcasting News shares evidence that blogging is possibly a healthy form of self-medication – not exactly an endorsement from the American Medical Association but interesting nonetheless.