Google Goes Social With Buzz

Google BuzzEver wanted to comment on Google Chat statuses? Want to share updates, videos, and more right from Gmail? With Google Buzz, now you can.

Google Buzz is Google’s new social product that allows people to share updates, videos, and more as well as make conversations from everything. Similar to Facebook, users can ‘Like’ and ‘Comment’ on all items.

Buzz Public

Comment and Like Buzz items, including Public Buzzes, chat status, Google Reader, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, and more.

Paste the URL of a video such as YouTube and it will embed and can be played inline.

Buzz Embed

Embed Videos and other media into Buzz and play it inline

You can connect other sites such as Google Reader shared items, Twitter public tweets, Picasa, and YouTube.

Buzz Connections

Connect other sites to Buzz

Buzz also gives email notifications. These emails are beyond standard notifications as they are interactive. You can ‘Like’ and ‘Comment’ on items right from the email if you’re reading it in Gmail.

Buzz Email

Buzz emails you of new messages and you can comment on it right from the email

If you find the Buzz emails annoying, simply add a filter for label:buzz to automatically archive the messages.

Buzz also has a special mobile version with geographical information with buzzes about where you are.

Learn more about Google Buzz.

What do you think of Google’s new product? What features would you like to see added? Leave your thoughts in the comments.

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Brian is the co-founder of TechAirlines. He is a developer currently focusing on mobile and web development. He is currently a sophomore at Stony Brook University, majoring in Computer Science.

  • Avinash

    how to connect google buzz with google plus plz tell me

    • Brian Yang

      At this time, the two services are completely separate. This might change in the future considering how everything in Buzz is available in Plus.