StraightUpSocial News Links for 10/13/2008

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MySpace’s latest bid to wring profit from social networking

Jessica Guynn at the Los Angeles Times previews MySpace MyAds, the social network’s new advertising program that “lets small businesses and individuals create ads tailored to the personal information on its users’ age, gender, location and interests.

Enterprise 2.0 Apps Will Dramatically Fall in Price

Richard MacManus at ReadWriteWeb shares the details of a new Forrester Research report that predicts falling prices in the near future for enterprise web apps, such as blogging software and wikis. The report also predicts that demand for these and similar products will continue to rise.

Embed YouTube Videos & Skip The Boring Parts

James Lewin at Podcasting News shows us how to easily change the code for a YouTube embedded video so that the video starts playing exactly where you want it to.

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