StraightUpSocial News Links for 1/19/2009

Obama Poised to be First ‘Wired’ President

Brandon Griggs at CNN details how Obama continues to embrace social networking channels and is creating a new model for communication between the public and its government.

First Facebook, Now MySpace – Power.com Denied

Michael Arrington at TechCrunch tells us about MySpace’s decision to block Power.com users from accessing their MySpace profiles, following a similar dispute between Facebook and Power.com.

10 Great Implementations of Facebook Connect

Ben Parr at Mashable takes a closer look at 10 websites that have implemented Facebook Connect, allowing visitors to easily integrate their user data with their Facebook profile.