StraightUpSocial News Links for 3/30/2009

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Skype Announces Service for iPhone, BlackBerry

Sinead Carew at Reuters shares info with us about Skype’s new free app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which is scheduled to be publicly released tomorrow.

Who Will Monetize Social Media?

Ben Parr at Mashable asks the question on every online marketer’s mind. Cast a vote in the Mashable poll at the end of the blog post for the company most likely to monetize social media (at the moment, Apple has a strong lead).

A Facebook for the Fortunate

Robert Frank at the Wall Street Journal interviews the founder of affluence.org, a social network that restricts its membership to people with a net worth of $3 million or more.

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