StraightUpSocial News Links for 3/12/2009

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Spoon Feeding: Facebook Redesign Brings Feeds (and Ads) to the Masses

Eric Eldon at VentureBeat tells us how the Facebook redesign affects feeds, ads, profile status updates and more.

Twitter is This Year’s Second Life

Greg Verdino at Social Media Today shares his thoughts on how Twitter compares to Second Life and why, “Nobody will be talking about Twitter next year.”

MySpace Upgrades Its Music Offerings

Brad Stone at The New York Times updates us on changes at MySpace Music, which includes features such as “album pages” that are commonplace on other music sharing networks.

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