StraightUpSocial News Links for 3/05/2009

Facebook’s Response To Twitter

Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch clues us in to upcoming changes at Facebook designed to match the life-streaming capabilities of Twitter.

Twitter: We Can Do What Google Can’t

Michael Learmonth at Advertising Age tell us why Twitter “walked away from a $500 million offer from Facebook” to focus on search.

Half of U.S. Broadband Households Want Internet TV Now

Elisabeth Lewin at Podcasting News shares research showing that nearly 50% of U.S. broadband households are interested in “premium Web content,” via their TV.