StraightUpSocial News Links for 12/23/2009

5 Social Media Implications for Brands in 2010

Sienna Farris at AdWeek shares her social media predictions for brands in the coming year (courtesy of her Magic 8 Ball).

iPhone Now The Most Popular Phone In The US

Greg Kumparak at MobileCrunch takes a closer look at the latest numbers from The Nielsen Company showing the iPhone to be the top selling phone model in the U.S.

Social Networking Changing The Way We Travel

Anne Wallace Allen at the Associated Press sees how travelers are using social media as a personal travel guide.