Google Buzz- not a Facebook killer in the short run. A roundup

I like Google products, I am Gmail fan, so it is good for me and I know that Buzz is not as fancy as Facebook, yet…

New social network is a Facebook, Twitter killer

from by Jon

A new social network is launching that is a game-changer that will blow away , and Buzz, the Huffington Post reports.

The social network, Andy Borowitz writes, is called PhoneBook.

On Potential Privacy Problems With Gmail Buzz Exposing Email Contacts

from Google Blogoscoped by Philipp Lenssen

Wrong kind of buzz around Google Buzz

from Net Effect by Evgeny Morozov

The launch of Google Buzz has set various parts of the technology blogosphere afire ? and for all the right reasons: it does introduce a number of interesting social features that could make our email experience much more social (whether it has to be more social is a different question).

Checking Out Gmail Buzz

from Google Blogoscoped by Philipp Lenssen

Just got Buzz rolled out to my Gmail account. The first step was to pick who to follow, which feeds to connect to your account, and to check who follows you. From the 150+ people suggested to me to auto-follow I unchecked quite a few, for one thing, I don?t want my public profile to show this social network (if I understood Google?s wording right, then ?people you follow? will show on your profile, and it must be public). I also unchecked family members. If this is going to be a type of Friendfeed, then I want to have other discussions on it.

Google Buzz Released (Think Friendfeed In Gmail)

from Google Blogoscoped by Philipp Lenssen

The Location Implications of Google Buzz

from Mashable! by Jennifer Van Grove

Yahoo and Microsoft React to Google Buzz

from Daily Bits by Arnold Zafra

If you?ve been monitoring tech headlines the past couple of hours, you?d know that the hottest buzz right now is none other than Google Buzz. Credit it to Google for creating yet again another noise upon launching a significant product or service and for soliciting a much needed reaction from its rivals ? Yahoo and Microsoft.

Why Google Buzz matters

from by Jon

Lots of chatter online about launching its new Buzz product and what it might mean for and . Mashable says Buzz needs Facebook integration to succeed. ReadWriteWeb points out that already has the user base and a strong integration with Maps, and suggests it could be the mainstream?s ?geo-social network.?

Google Buzz: What It Means for Twitter and Facebook

from Mashable! by Samuel Axon

Google Declares War On Facebook With Google Buzz

from All Facebook by Nick O’Neill

Introducing Google Buzz

from The Official Google Blog by A Googler

We’ve blogged before about our thoughts on the social web, steps we’ve taken to add social features to our products, and efforts like OpenSocial that propose common tools for building social apps. With more and more communication happening online, the social web has exploded as the primary way to share interesting stuff, tell the world what you’re up to in real-time and stay more connected to more people. In today’s world of status messages, tweets and update streams, it’s increasingly tough to sort through it all, much less engage in meaningful conversations.

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