StraightUpSocial News Links for 9/14/2009

20% Of Tweets About Brands

SocialMediaToday highlights a recent Penn State study showing 20% of Twitter messages are related to people asking for and/or providing information about a brand/product.

Location-Based Mobile Social Network Centrl Integrates Web App, Adds First Real-Time Location-Based Messaging System

Serkan Toto at TechCrunch reviews Centrl’s new web application that intends to “bridge the gap between mobile phone users and the web at large.”

Hands-On: iPod Nano vs. Flip SD

Chris Albrecht at NewTeeVee tests the new iPod Nano’s video quality compared to video from a Flip SD.