StraightUpSocial News Links for 5/09/2008

MySpace Announces ‘Data Availability’ with Yahoo, eBay, Twitter

Adam Ostrow at Mashable covers MySpace’s Data Availability announcement, which will allow MySpace users to share their profile data across all sites that are partners in the project, including Yahoo, eBay, Photobucket and Twitter.

What the Myspace Announcement Really Means

Nick O’Neill at SocialTimes sums up the pros and cons of the Myspace data availability announcement and what it means for Facebook.

Tips For Dealing With Information Overload

Experiencing information overload? Philipp Lenssen at Google Blogoscoped shares responses from a variety of people on how to best handle the constant stream of online info.