StraightUpSocial News Links for 4/20/2009

Facebook Connect vs. Sign in with Twitter: Fight!

As a follow-up to one of our news links from Friday, Ben Parr at Mashable provides the details of Sign in with Twitter, a new feature that enables people to log into 3rd party websites using their Twitter account.

 

Ford Bets the Fiesta on Social Networking

Keith Barry at Wired’s Autopia blog tells us about Ford’s initiative to market its new Fiesta subcompact, which involves giving Fiestas to 100 people who will provide feedback via YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and Twitter without Ford editing the content.

 

Eyeing Diners, Restaurants Take to Twitter

Lisa Baertlein at Reuters showcases a few restaurants that are successfully using Twitter to expand their customer base, and manage their reputations.