Monday, February 15, 2010

Gmail users throw darts at Google Buzz

Last week I wrote about the rollout of Google Buzz, the Internet giant's new social networking service. A few days later, Google is apologizing and making some changes, after many users raised privacy concerns. I'm not surprised. This is certainly not the type of "buzz" that Google had in mind.

I clicked on the Buzz icon last week out of curiosity. I was surprised to find that I was following several people and that many of my acquaintances were following me. Business colleagues, friends, and family members seemed to be lumped together. Not good. Like many others, I was annoyed.

Predictably, Google is planning updates to its new product. Read more about Buzz on the Official Google Blog.

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