StraightUpSocial News Links for 4/24/2009

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‘Us Weekly’ Sells Facebook Fan Page Ad to State Farm

Nat Ives at Advertising Age shares the details on a recent sponsorship deal for Us Weekly Magazine’s public Facebook profile.

MySpace Local Now Open To The Public

Jason Kincaid at TechCrunch tells us about the partnership between Citysearch and MySpace, which has created MySpace Local.

Ustream Redesigns With an Eye Towards Twitter Users

Adam Ostrow at Mashable highlights recent changes underway at Ustream, a live video streaming service, including its own URL shortener for Twitter postings.

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