StraightUpSocial News Links for 7/28/2008

Google Walks Away From Digg Deal

Michael Arrington at TechCrunch says Google walked away from negotiations to purchase social sharing site Digg, which was already in the due diligence phase of the deal.

New Study Proves The Obvious: People Will Sit Through Ads To Get Free Internet TV

James Lewin at Podcasting News points out the results of recent survey findings that 3 out of 4 people will accept advertising on Internet TV and movies, but are less accepting of ads on shorter, user-generated videos.

Social Bookmarker Delicious Issues Another 2.0 Tease

Paul Glazowski at Mashable shares his anticipation of the new Delicious release, but also his annoyance with the way the social bookmarking site announced a delay in the release via a public service announcement asking users to remember their usernames and passwords.