What is Google Buzz ?

google buzz

Google buzz is the latest news at Mountain View as this is the first product from google to compete with Twitter and Facebook

Google Buzz is a social media sharing service built into your Gmail window. Buzz let you share your photos,links,videos,status updates through your Gmail inbox or your mobile browser
Official post on Google Blog , Gmail Blog
Some features of Google Buzz
No setup needed

Automatically follow the people you email and chat with the most in Gmail.
Public and private settings

Share publicly or privately

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

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 [like face and twitter connect ]

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

See updates in real time

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

Google Buzz is also available for Mobile

Check out the mobile blog for how to use Google Buzz on your Mobile device.
Google Buzz Launch Event:

Mr. Jackson of google introduced “a new way to communicate within Gmail
” It’s “an entire new world within Gmail.” Then he introduced the five key features that define Google Buzz:

    • – #1: Auto-following
    • –  #2: Rich, fast sharing experience
    • –  #3: Public and private sharing
    • –  #4: Inbox integration
    • –  #5: Just the good stuff

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    How to get Google Buzz:
    Check your Gmail window on the left pane. You will find the Buzz icon just below the Inbox link .

    More usage help at this page

    If you didn’t find the icon , Wait up ,google will roll out the applications to all the users within days.
    Google will also update the features for Schools and business organizations.

    Microsoft says:

    Microsoft allows you to add what are called “Web Activities” to your Windows Live profile. There are about 75 services you can add to your Windows Live profile, including Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, and others. Just like Google Buzz, Windows Live posts your activity to your public profile.

    Share your experiences about Google Buzz [ whether it will be a good competitor to Facebook ,yahoo and Twitter

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