StraightUpSocial News Links for 11/17/2008

Motrin Faces Twitter Headache Over New Video Campaign

Andy Beal at Marketing Pilgrim points out the recent firestorm of negative Twitter comments flaring up following a viral campaign from Motrin designed to target new moms.

AOL Gets Out Of User Generated Video Business

Michael Arrington at TechCrunch shares FAQs from AOL that address its recent decision to shut down the AOL Video upload service.

Barack Obama Kicks Off His Weekly New Media Address

James Lewin at Podcasting News tells us that President-elect Barack Obama will be uploading his weekly presidential address to YouTube, and in fact has already begun (see video).