StraightUpSocial News Links for 2/19/2010

On Foursquare, Location & Privacy

The Foursquare team responds to the hubbub that surfaced this week around PleaseRobMe.com, which claims people who use a service like Foursquare to post their location online are ripe for robbery.

Facebook Announces Partnership With PayPal For Ad And Credits Payments

Eric Eldon at Inside Facebook tells us about the social network’s new partnership with PayPal, which enables users to buy Facebook advertising and virtual credits using the popular payment service.

The People Of Twitter Think NBC’s Olympics Coverage Sucks

Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch shares Twitter Sentiment analysis showing the majority of tweets about NBC’s Winter Olympic coverage essentially say the network should broadcast the games live. I have to agree.