StraightUpSocial News Links for 4/08/2009

Library of Congress Brings Boxing Kitties and More To YouTube

Elisabeth Lewin at Podcasting News tells us about the launch of a new YouTube channel from the United States Library of Congress.

Facing Up To Facebook’s Value

Taylor Buley at Forbes does the math on how many ads Facebook needs to sell to keep it profitable, while the social network predicts a 70% increase in advertising revenue this year.

Nine Inch Nails iPhone App Extends Reznor’s Innovative Run

Frank Rose at Wired previews the features of a new iPhone app from Nine Inch Nails and discovers how the band has evolved into a content-sharing, social-networking, fan-integration machine.