Google Buzz – A google product for connecting friends, family and public

Google Buzz

Google Buzz

Google Buzz – A connecting link with friends family members and public inside the mail – ie: inside http://gmail.com

Google Buzz for mobile

Public and private settings

Share publicly or privately

Publish your ideas to the world or just to your closest friends.

Google Buzz Privacy

Some of Google Buzz’s features have been noted to have privacy concerns similar to those of Facebook. One feature in particular has been widely criticized as a severe privacy flaw: by default Google Buzz publicly discloses (on the user’s Google profile) a list of the names of Gmail contacts that the user has most frequently emailed or chatted with. Users who fail to disable this feature (or don’t realize that they have to) may have sensitive information about themselves and their contacts revealed.

Google Profiles existed before Buzz and could be set by the user to be indexed or not. After Buzz was released, the last name field was required to be nonempty, and profiles set not to be indexed became indexed for a profile search.

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Inbox integration

Comments get sent right to your inbox so it’s easy to keep the conversation going.

Photos of friends

Photo friendly

See thumbnails with each post, and browse full-screen photos from popular sites.

Popular social websites

Connect sites you already use

Import your stuff from Twitter, Picasa, Flickr, and Google Reader.

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See updates in real time

New posts and comments pop in as they happen. No refresh required.

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Just the good stuff

Buzz recommends interesting posts and weeds out ones you’re likely to skip.

courtesy : KERALA KAUMUDI SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT

courtesy : KERALA KAUMUDI SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT

Official Google Blog: Introducing Google Buzz