StraightUpSocial News Links for 2/22/2010

One Café Chain’s Facebook Experiment

Utpal M. Dholakia and Emily Durham share the results of a Rice University study to see whether a business’s Facebook Page actually influences customer behavior.

Can MySpace Really Make a Comeback?

Jolie O’Dell at ReadWriteWeb previews MySpace’s new strategy for retaining and growing its user base, and asks whether it’s enough to keep MySpace going?

Google Buzz and Kids – Parental Control Nightmare

Charlene Li at The Altimeter shares a cautionary tale for parents who may be unaware that their children’s communications on Google Buzz are not necessarily private.