We human beings are an irrational bunch. When anything new comes along we tend to take one of three basic positions: deify, deny or demonise. It takes time for us to recognise the nuances that allow us to integrate this new force into our world view — be it a pop star, a politician, an idea or a
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.