StraightUpSocial News Links for 10/22/2008

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Walled Garden Be Damned: Import Facebook Activities into Friendfeed

Adam Ostrow at Mashable lets us know that FriendFeed users can now include their Facebook updates, in addition to their activities on Joost, Backtype, Twine, and Wakoopa.

Are blogs obsolete?

Dwight Silverman at the Houston Chronicle’s TechBlog weighs in on a recent Wired article (written by a gossip blogger) calling for bloggers to “pull the plug.”

Groups ask networks, YouTube to alter takedown protocol

Stephanie Condon at CNET News shares the details of a recent request from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American Civil Liberties Union, and American University’s Center for Social Media asking CBS, CBN, Fox and NBC to stop sending takedown notices to YouTube over the use of news clips in election videos.

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