StraightUpSocial News Links for 1/5/2010

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December Data on Facebook’s US Growth by Age and Gender: Beyond 100 Million

Justin Smith at Inside Facebook shares Facebook’s user stats for last month, which saw the social network grow to 100 million monthly active users in the United States.

Droid’s December Boom: AdMob Metrics Show Android Platform’s Growth

Jolie O’Dell at ReadWriteWeb takes a closer look at data from mobile advertising company AdMob, showing the Motorola Droid to be the leading Android device since its release.

Dating Site Expels 5,000 ‘Fatties’ Over Holiday Weight Gain

Jennifer Van Grove at Mashable tells us how social network/dating site BeautifulPeople.com democratically decided to drop over 5,000 of its members because of excessive weight gain over the holidays.

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