StraightUpSocial News Links for 9/26/2008

Of The People, By The People, For The People

Biz at the Twitter Blog announces the release of Twitter Election 2008, giving every Twitter user the chance to share their thoughts on this year’s U.S. presidential election, in 140 characters or less, of course.

Announcing ‘In My Name,’ a Global Effort to End Poverty

Ramya R. at the YouTube Blog shares the details of In My Name, an effort designed to let the global public share concerns about the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. A mash-up of the video submissions will be broadcast at the United Nations General Assembly later this year.

Project 10^100

Today’s voice-of-the-people theme continues with Andy Berndt at the Official Google Blog who announces the launch of Project 10^100. Simply stated the project is “a call for ideas that could help as many people as possible, and a program to bring the best of those ideas to life.”