Google Buzz

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Google Buzz

Social networking, microblogging and messaging tool that was developed by Google and integrated into their web-based email program, Gmail add

Category: Business (10)

Launched in 2010.

Countries: (64%), United States (27%), Canada (9%)

Main connections: Google, TweetDeck, Twitter

Linked to: Google, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube

 

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2010

A 2010 "New York Times" article characterized Google as being "known for releasing new products before they are fully ready and improving them over time" add something

 

Google Buzz was announced on February 9, 2010, in a press conference at the company's Mountain View headquarters and launched on the same day, at 11 a add something

 

Gmail - On February 9, 2010, & Google commenced their new service, Google Buzz, which integrated with Gmail allowing users to share links and media, as well as status updates

 

Also on February 16, 2010, the Electronic Frontier Foundation wrote "These problems arose because Google attempted to overcome its market disadvantage in competing with Twitter and Facebook by making a secondary use of your information add something

 

On February 16, 2010, Eva Hibnick, a student at Harvard Law School, filed a class action lawsuit against Google, alleging that Buzz violated several federal laws meant to protect privacy add something

 

On February 17, 2010, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Jennifer Stoddart, issued a statement on Buzz: add something

 

In May 2010, Google revealed APIs for Buzz, expanding it to being a platform as well as a service add something

 

TweetDeck - In May 2010 TweetDeck added integration with the Google Buzz and Foursquare social networks


2011

On March 30, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with Google regarding Buzz add something

 

On October 14, 2011, Google announced that it would be discontinuing the service and that the existing content would be available in read-only mode add something

 

Buzz was discontinued on December 15, 2011 add something

 

It was discontinued on December 15, 2011 add something

 

Ping.fm - Note: Google Buzz was discontinued by Google on December 15, 2011


2012

TweetDeck - In 2012 TweetDeck reverted to only supporting Twitter and Facebook, ending support for LinkedIn, MySpace, and the now defunct Google Buzz effective June 2012