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Google takes aim at Facebook, Twitter with Buzz

Google Buzz

[Best of the Web — Wednesday, 10 February 2010]

Google takes aim at Facebook, Twitter: Web search giant Google is a mounting a fresh assault on Facebook and Twitter with a new social networking tool, Buzz, that it plans to begin offering to users of its Gmail e-mail service over the next few weeks. Google has struggled to gain a strong foothold in the social networking space. It’s challenger to Facebook, Orkut, is only really successful in Brazil and India. But by integrating social functionality — incorporating updates, photos and links — into its already popular Gmail service Google hopes it can finally steal a March on its rivals. [The Wall Street Journal] [BusinessWeek]

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