StraightUpSocial News Links for 1/7/2009

Americans View 34 Percent More Online Videos in November 2008 Compared to Year Ago

Viewing videos online continues to grow in popularity among Americans, according to recently released data from comScore.

Roku Teams With Amazon For Video On Demand

Elisabeth Lewin at Podcasting News shares an announcement from Amazon that its online library of movies and TV shows are now viewable via Roku’s digital video player. (Now I’m really wishing Santa hadn’t kept my Roku video player for himself.)

Netflix streaming comes to LG HDTVs

Let’s keep today’s video theme going with David Katzmaier at CNET who has the details on a partnership between Netflix and LG to develop the first TVs with built-in Netflix streaming, due out this spring.