StraightUpSocial News Links for 9/04/2008

Did Twitter Lay Down for Google?

Rae Hoffman at SugarRae contributes to the discussion on why Twitter complied with Google when the search engine asked for nofollow tags on Twitter bio links, essentially eliminating the passing of link popularity from a Twitter user’s profile page.

Social Networks Are Not Yet Universal

eMarketer article cites research showing that more than one-half of adults surveyed in 17 countries are not familiar with social networking.

Who Knows What Social Networks Are? I do!

Nick O’Neill at SocialTimes shares his reactions to the above eMarketer report.