StraightUpSocial News Links for 3/06/2009

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Can MySpace Get Its Mojo Back?

Jessi Hempel at CNN Money takes a closer look at the top talent exodus at MySpace, the social network’s stagnant user numbers, and management’s promised changes for users and advertisers.

Compete: Few Facebook Users Leave During Latest Terms of Service Concerns

Justin Smith at Inside Facebook shares research data from Compete showing that a minimal amount of the social network’s users deactivated their profiles following changes to Facebook’s terms of service.

Watchmen Facebook Application Sees Heroic Growth

Kristen Nicole at AllFacebook shows us how a Facebook application for Watchmen is designed to spark conversation about the film and is a great example of a brand extending its reach through news feeds.

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