StraightUpSocial News Links for 2/13/2009

Pew: 11% of Americans Read or Post Status Updates

Steve Rubel at Micro Persuasion shares his thoughts on a new study by Pew Internet showing that 11% of American adults share updates about themselves or read status updates from others via micro blogging services such as Twitter and Facebook.

Facebook to Offer More Services on Mobile Phones

Jonathan Thaw at Bloomberg Press tells us about Facebook’s plans to partner with the manufacturers of Nokia, Apple and BlackBerry mobile devices to integrate the social network’s features.

MySpace Founder Concedes Social Network Defeat

Paul McIntyre at the Sydney Morning Herald shares an interview with the co-founder of MySpace’s original parent company who “says the global battle against Facebook is over.”