StraightUpSocial News Links for 6/30/2008

Data Availability has Arrived

Rhonda of the MySpace Developer Team announces the official launch of the MySpace Data Availability Project, which enables “users to leverage the power of their social data outside of the MySpace.com domain.”

Seesmic Adds Video Comments To Movable Type Blogs

James Lewin at Podcasting News shares info on the recent partnership between Seesmic and Six Apart, which has produced a free video commenting plugin for Movable Type blogs.

Online Video Ads Finally Find Their Niche

Mark Glaser at MediaSift points out a number of factors that show online video advertising is about to take off.