StraightUpSocial News Links for 1/14/2009

Social Networking: Will Facebook Overtake MySpace In The U.S. In 2009?

Michael Arrington at TechCrunch shares year end comScore numbers showing Facebook’s healthy growth rate puts the social network hot on the heels of MySpace in terms of total U.S. users.

Is This Lawman your Facebook Friend?

Julie Masis at The Boston Globe reports on how law enforcement officers are using Facebook to aid investigations and how it may be a violation of the social network’s terms of service.

Oprah Podcasts On iTunes

James Lewin at Podcasting News shares news from Oprah and Apple announcing the availability of her podcasts via Apple’s iTunes.