StraightUpSocial News Links for 1/29/2010

Google Rolling Out Social Search: But Does It Leverage Facebook?

John Battelle tests out Google Social Search, which is now available to everyone, but finds one major piece of the social puzzle missing: Facebook.

Baby Boomers Get Connected with Social Media

eMarketer previews its new “Boomers and Social Media” report, which shows that approximately 47% of baby boomers maintain a social networking profile.

Ustream Helps Give Your Live Broadcasts A Professional Feel With New Desktop Client

Jason Kincaid at TechCrunch takes a closer look at Ustream Producer, a new desktop client that allows content creators to fine tune their live Ustream broadcast.