StraightUpSocial News Links for 7/24/2008

Digg partners with Facebook to ‘connect’ users

Kevin Rose at Digg shares more details about Facebook Connect, which allows Facebook users to submit content to Digg using their Facebook logins, in addition to displaying diggs in their Facebook mini-feeds.

Google Wants To Pay You To Kill Wikipedia

James Lewin at Podcasting News points out that Google has publicly opened Knol, a Wikipedia-like service, which offers its authors revenue incentives via Google AdSense.

Twitter v Google, Wikipedia, Digg & Yelp

Shel Israel at Global Neighbourhoods shares his thoughts on how and why Twitter is becoming his “personal search tool.”