StraightUpSocial News Links for 2/27/2008

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Facebook Gets More Orderly: Multi-Tab For Profiles

Overview of layout changes that are in the works on Facebook profile pages, essentially they’re getting cleaned up via separate info tabs.

WIRED Sees a Future in “The ROI of Free”

Notes on Chris Anderson’s, editor-in-chief of Wired, recent cover story, “Free! Why $0.00 is the Future of Business.”

Microsoft Quietly Launches Private Internet Explorer 8 Beta

Microsoft claims that IE 8 will pass the ACID 2 compatibility test and allow web developers to force the browser into “super-standards” mode – enabling the browser to correctly render web pages that adhere to the W3C’s standards.

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