StraightUpSocial News Links for 7/29/2009

The Goal of Twitter’s New Homepage? Be the World’s Water Cooler

Ben Parr at Mashable reviews Twitter’s redesigned homepage, which intends to be more welcoming to new users.

Pigs Fly As Facebook And Google Work Together On An Android App

Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch tells us that competitors Google and Facebook are working together to release a Facebook app for Google’s Android phone platform.

Yahoo Mobile Site Gets iPhone Overhaul, Syncing

Jessica Dolcourt at CNET takes a closer look at Yahoo’s new “iPhone-optimized design” for the iPhone’s Safari web browser.