StraightUpSocial News Links for 3/02/2009

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Facebook’s Thiel Explains Failed Twitter Takeover

Spencer E. Ante at BusinessWeek shares an interview with Peter Thiel of Facebook, who explains why a merger between Facebook and Twitter isn’t likely anytime soon.

What’s Next for Video Players: Chromeless, Plug-ins, Extensions

Liz Gannes at GigaOm (via The New York Times) ponders a few of the experimental changes taking place with online video players.

How To Have Google Analytics Recognize Twitter

Anil Batra at devwebPRO shares the steps he says are necessary for tracking your site’s Twitter traffic via Google Analytics.

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