StraightUpSocial News Links for 9/21/2009

Making Flash Apps More Sharable: Adobe Launches Services for Distribution

Frederic Lardinois at ReadWriteWeb tells us about Adobe’s launch of Flash Platform Services for Distribution, which is designed to make it easier for developers to create and share applications across a variety of platforms. Adobe says it will launch an additional service later this year to focus exclusively on social networking platforms.

Project Retweet: Why It Will Change Twitter for the Better

Ben Parr at Mashable shares his thoughts on why Twitter’s plan to support the RT (retweet) syntax will help the microblogging service grow.

Facebook: Twitter is ‘in the rear-view mirror’

Matt Marshall and Kim-Mai Cutler at DigitalBeat share an interview with Chamath Palihapitiya, Facebook’s vice president of growth, mobile and international expansion, who says Google is more important than Twitter in terms of competition for Facebook.