Google Will Finally Shut Down Buzz

Google Will Finally Shut Down Buzz

Google is doing some fall cleaning and sweeping out plenty of old experimental projects and social features, including the failed social attempt that was Google Buzz and in a blog post, Google VP of Product, Bradley Horowitz, explained that success requires focus and also thought on what you work on as well as what you don’t work on and therefore their decision to discontinue several products. Also getting the axe is Jaiku, a social networking service that Google acquired in 2007, as well some of the social features on iGoogle nd the company’s Code Search service, which will officially be shut down along with its API on January 15th of next year………………..

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New Google Buzz API with firehose feature

New Google Buzz API with firehose feature

According to google code blog a new feature called the Google Buzz firehose has been upgraded into the online tool.

By On July 22, 2010 1 Response
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How To:Change Google Background Images (Steps)

How To:Change Google Background Images (Steps)

Recently Google has rolled out a new feature that will allow Google search users to add or set custom Google background images to their personalized Google search homepage – even unfortunately meanwhile this feature is available for US users only.

By On June 7, 2010 2 Responses
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‘Quit Facebook Day on May 31′ campaign set to be a flop

‘Quit Facebook Day on May 31′ campaign set to be a flop

Only two percent of US Facebook users plan to delete their accounts today as a result of the ‘Quit Facebook Day on May 31′ campaign.

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Facebook Has Reopened in Pakistan

Facebook Has Reopened in Pakistan

Pakistan lifted the Facebook ban on Monday after Facebook officials apologized for offensive content and removed it from the site.

By On May 31, 2010 1 Response
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Facebook Is The Most Visited Site

Facebook Is The Most Visited Site

Google has publicly released a list of the top 1000 websites in the world, raking the Facebook social networking site as the leading Web property by unique users.

By On May 29, 2010 1 Response
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New Web and Desktop applications in Google Buzz

New Web and Desktop applications in Google Buzz

Today Google announced that a number of notable web and desktop applications — like TweetDeck, Seesmic, Plancast and Boxee — have integrated Google Buzz via the new Google Buzz API.

By On May 20, 2010 3 Responses
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Is Google Changing It’s Stance On User Privacy?

Is Google Changing It’s Stance On User Privacy?

Google has caught a whole lot of flak fore what most people consider it’s lack of respect for the privacy of its users. FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour has outright lambasted the company after the release of Buzz, calling it irresponsible on consumer privacy. Now a recent blog post suggests that Google may be changing […]

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How To Be Free Of Google If You’re Fed Up

How To Be Free Of Google If You’re Fed Up

If Google’s actions over the last couple of months (with Buzz and all) have left you with a bad taste in your mouth, and has added to your list of reasons you no longer like the company and would like to stop using as many of their services as possible, then the guys at Gizmodo […]

By On February 22, 2010 3 Responses
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MySpace and Facebook To Join Microsoft Outlook

MySpace and Facebook To Join Microsoft Outlook

After LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace are also on the process of integration with Microsoft Outlook. According to Mashable, Microsoft Outlook also joined in the race of social network through new partnerships with Facebook and MySpace and an existing one with LinkedIn. Look, everyone wants the social networking traffic. Back in November, Microsoft announced that Outlook […]

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People Use Facebook 44% And Twitter 29% For Social Sharing

People Use Facebook 44% And Twitter 29% For Social Sharing

The traffic is booming in the social networking site around the world. According to a survey result by Gigya, Facebook drives 44% social sharing, where Twitter drives 29%. their old rivals Yahoo and mySpace drive only 18% and 9% respectively. Now you can understand why Google is focusing Buzz. they are trying to get those […]

By On February 17, 2010 14 Responses
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The Government of Canada taking a closer look at the privacy implications of Google Buzz, USA Next?

The Government of Canada taking a closer look at the privacy implications of Google Buzz, USA Next?

After the launch of Google Buzz, it’s facing lots of obstacles. Now the Canadian Government is concerned about the privacy settings of Buzz. Canada’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner is investigating about the issue. According to CBC News, the office may issue further comment on Wednesday. On the other side, the Electronic Privacy Information Center […]

By On February 17, 2010 1 Response
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Google Adds More Security Features To Buzz

Google Adds More Security Features To Buzz

Google has been getting a lot of flak for the intentional privacy holes it left in Buzz. The privacy problems handed Google a lot of bad publicity, with the entire web community (it seems) hating Buzz with a passion. Now Google is trying to reign in the damage by making changes to Buzz’s privacy settings […]

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Make A Desktop App For The Google Buzz

Make A Desktop App For The Google Buzz

You already know about the Google Buzz. I think everyone is talking too much about Buzz. While there are so many complains, there are also so many users for the Buzz. Google already said that they would reform Buzz according to the user feedback. You can be connected to Buzz using your PC or your […]

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Buzz Tutorial: Facebook, Twitter And Buzz Integration Into Gmail

Buzz Tutorial: Facebook, Twitter And Buzz Integration Into Gmail

Buzz is now a over hyped phenomenon. Though there are many complains, people are using it. A stat shows that 9 million users posted and commented using Buzz in Gmail. If Google fix the privacy flaw, I think it will buzz the whole world. Many of you may know how to use it. Here are […]

By On February 13, 2010 3 Responses
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