StraightUpSocial News Links for 11/2/2009

Companies Continue Investing In Social Media

Mitch Betts at ComputerWorld shares results of a recent survey of companies engaged in social media, in which 94% plan to maintain or increase investment in social media tools and communities.

Orkut Gets New Version

The news staff at Techtree gives us the details on changes that Google has implemented to its social networking site, Orkut.

Marketers Prefer Facebook To Other Social Sites

The staff at Revolution Magazine shares a new report from eMarketer showing that 56.8% of the largest online retailers in the U.S. are using Facebook to connect with customers.