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FTC Finalizes Settlement of Google Buzz Privacy Issues

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The FTC has approved its settlement with Google that addresses improper privacy disclosure during the release of Buzz. The settlement mandates additional privacy procedures, including third-party privacy audits every other year for the next 20 years. The FTC has approved its settlement with Google that addresses improper privacy disclosure during the release of Buzz. The settlement mandates additional privacy procedures, including third-party privacy audits every other year for the next 20 years. 0 Comments

Google Shutting Down Buzz and 4 Other Services

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Google announced that several products will be shut down by early 2012. This includes Google Buzz, Code Search, the University Research Program for Google Search, iGoogle social features, Jaiku, and several APIs associated with these services. Google announced that several products will be shut down by early 2012. This includes Google Buzz, Code Search, the University Research Program for Google Search, iGoogle social features, Jaiku, and several APIs associated with these services. 0 Comments

Google + Beer Brewing = Google Beer Goggles?

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A limited edition beer called URKontinent is being produced by Dogfish Head brewery with the assistance of some Googlers. While several Googlers helped suggest ingredients, the company actually provided one - honey produced at the Hive Plex. A limited edition beer called URKontinent is being produced by Dogfish Head brewery with the assistance of some Googlers. While several Googlers helped suggest ingredients, the company actually provided one - honey produced at the Hive Plex. 0 Comments

Facebook Data Should Focus Eyes on Bing Local Results

Facebook open graph data is likely to have its biggest impact on Bing's local search results. With so many reviews, via so many aggregators, and different listing verification companies, the average user is no longer able to assess their value. Facebook open graph data is likely to have its biggest impact on Bing's local search results. With so many reviews, via so many aggregators, and different listing verification companies, the average user is no longer able to assess their value. 0 Comments

Google Buzz 101

For those of you who are just tuning in and trying to understand what Google Buzz is and how it works, this article will answer some of the basic questions and help get you started using it. For those of you who are just tuning in and trying to understand what Google Buzz is and how it works, this article will answer some of the basic questions and help get you started using it. 0 Comments