• Google Buzz Will be Phase Out

    Google Buzz Will be Phase Out

    The buzz around Google Buzz was huge when it first got underway back in February 2010.

  • Buzz lawsuit costs Google $8.5m

    Buzz lawsuit costs Google $8.5m

    Google Buzz, the social media service that has not been as popular as expected, attracted a lot of unfavourable attention in February due to privacy concerns. At that stage Buzz, which aggregates social media content, automatically included Gmail users’ frequent contacts on their public Buzz profiles. However even though Google quickly changed their policy to
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  • Google Buzz Has Flaws, They’re Working On It

    Google Buzz Has Flaws, They’re Working On It

    Google admitted to BBC News that they made some big mistakes with the new social service called Buzz.  When Buzz released, it faced a sudden (and unexpected) backlash from several fronts, almost all concerned with privacy issues related to the service.  Most of this was probably due to one simple mistake on Google’s part: lack
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  • The Buzz Around Google – Labs, Charts, and Privacy

    The Buzz Around Google – Labs, Charts, and Privacy

    Google’s new Buzz social networking/status updating/Twitter Killer/Facebook Slayer/doomsday app seems to have a life of its own in the blogosphere.  Even the Apple iPad didn’t get this kind of scrutiny.  Well, OK, maybe it did, but things quieted down quickly once Apple released prototypes to select testers and the bubble was burst and people learned
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