StraightUpSocial News Links for 8/08/2008

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Researchers Warn of Social Networking Scams

Brian Krebs at the Washington Post reports from the Black Hat security conference on the dangers of social networking sites, which include NOT claiming your social space.

Facebook Security: Fighting the Good Fight

Max Kelly, Head of Security at Facebook, blogs in response to a recent worm attack on Facebook users.

An Actual ‘Non Big Brand’ Twitter Case Study

Rae Hoffman of Sugarrae shares her experiences of promoting a “non big brand” via Twitter, complete from the “fumbled beginning” to the results to-date on the brand’s success.

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