StraightUpSocial News Links for 1/16/2009

More Adults Getting Social On The Internet

James Lewin at Podcasting News shares data from a recent Pew Internet report showing the number of adults using social networking sites “has more than quadrupled in the past four years.”

Why Text Remains King of the Web

Steve Rubel at Micro Persuasion offers up a few reasons why text content remains essential to successful social media marketing.

Adding a Social Playlist to Your Site

Mussie Shore at Google’s Webmaster Central blog tells us about the iLike Playlist gadget that allows webmasters to easily add a music playlist that visitors can contribute to. Google Friend Connect required.