StraightUpSocial News Links for 2/4/2009

Find more with FriendFeed Search

Jim Norris at FriendBlog announces the release of advanced features for FriendFeed’s search functionality, making it easier to identify conversations around specific news stories.

Facebook Celebrates Fifth Birthday with Growth in Key Sharing Features

Eric Eldon at VentureBeat tells us that methods for sharing personal information on the social network continue to gain popularity, just as Facebook celebrates its 5th birthday.

Association for Downloadable Media Members Adopt Standards and Measurement Guidelines

Elisabeth Lewin at Podcasting News tells us that the Association for Downloadable Media has released a list of members who support the organizations standards and guidelines, which are designed to “ease the creation of an organized market for advertisers to launch campaigns and/or become sponsors of episodic podcasts and video series.