StraightUpSocial News Links for 12/14/2009

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Huffington Post’s New Ad Revenue Stream: Twitter Feeds

Nat Ives at AdvertisingAge examines a move by popular blog The Huffington Post to raise money by allowing paid comments to be inserted into the site’s live Twitter feeds.

Location’s Social Paradox

MG Siegler at TechCrunch takes a closer look at a problem faced by the growing list of location-based social networks: more connections makes the service more difficult to use.

10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2010

Ravit Lichtenberg at ReadWriteWeb kicks off the new year predictions with her social media forecasting for 2010.

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