StraightUpSocial News Links for 2/15/2010

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The YouTube (R)evolution Turns 5

Rachel Sadon at PC World wishes YouTube a happy 5th birthday, while looking back at how the video sharing network has “changed our everyday lives.”

Facebook Directs More Online Users Than Google

Benny Evangelista at the San Francisco Chronicle shares stats from Compete Inc., which show Facebook surpassing Google as the top traffic referrer to sites such as Yahoo and MSN.

Local TV for Devices on the Move

Eric A. Taub at The New York Times tells us about advances in mobile digital TV, with eight Washington D.C. television stations beginning to broadcast mobile DTV signal this April.

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