StraightUpSocial News Links for 9/4/2009

Tweet For Hire: More Big Businesses Hire Tweeters

Heather Lalley at the Associated Press takes a closer look at the growing trend of companies hiring people to represent their brand on Twitter and Facebook.

Worldwide Facebook Mobile Usage Up 300% in Last 12 Months

Justin Smith at Inside Facebook points out the staggering growth of Facebook’s mobile audience, which is now more than 65 million users worldwide.

Facebook Connect Expands Beyond iPhone To Mobile Web

Kim-Mai Cutler and Matthaus Krzykowski at DigitalBeat report on the launch of Facebook Connect for Mobile Web, which allows app developers on mobile platforms other than the iPhone to integrate Facebook Connect into their apps.