StraightUpSocial News Links for 4/13/2009

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mikeyy: Another Twitter Worm on the Loose

Pete Cashmore at Mashable has the latest on a new worm that posts unwanted messages to Twitter accounts. Pete includes advice for how to avoid the worm and what to do if you’re affected.

Facebook Named #1 All Time Free App in the iPhone App Store, Elements Going Open Source

Justin Smith at Inside Facebook shares the news of Apple’s recognition of the Facebook for iPhone app as the #1 All Time Free App in the iPhone app store.

MySpace To Launch Featured Apps Directory Next Week

Jason Kincaid at TechCrunch tells us about MySpace’s plan to launch an Editor’s Pick category in its application directory to help users more easily browse the network’s apps directory, and compete with Facebook’s yet-to-be-launched Verified Apps program.

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