StraightUpSocial News Links for 5/27/2008

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Facebook To Open Source Facebook Platform

Michael Arrington at TechCrunch predicts Facebook’s plans to open source its platform, in an effort to allow developers to make their platforms Facebook compatible, will happen very soon.

Google Is Right About This: YouTube Lawsuit Threatens The Net

Stan Schroeder at Mashable shows us how Viacom’s billion dollar lawsuit against YouTube is essentially a clash between copyright and communication.

Basic Business Blogging Suggestions

Chris Brogan of Chrisbrogan.com shares some best practices for approaching the task of blogging for your business.

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