StraightUpSocial News Links for 10/10/2008

Mixx Turns One – Sees Rapid Growth

Frederic Lardinois at ReadWriteWeb catches up with Mixx, the social news site that celebrated its one year anniversary yesterday, which continues to grow in popularity.

Moving Podcasts to Video & Retiring Digg Spy

Daniel Burka at Digg announces the closing of Digg’s podcasts section – with podcast content getting a new home in the video site section – and the retirement of Digg Spy.

Russian’s President A Video Blogger

James Lewin at Podcasting News showcases Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s video blog, which the president started earlier this week.