Do you remember when Google Buzz suddenly popped into our Gmail emails? do you remember how much people hated when Google took advantage of users and didn’t even ask them if they want it to be part of their email account or not!
I remember, that I used Google Buzz for a few days, then I started to feel so annoyed that I left it behind, and I removed the buzz share button from my blog. I didn’t really like it because it was a real big buzz, Google planned to create a new way for it’s users to communicate with each other, a few days latter they -at Google- realized that they have done a big mistake, they didn’t launch their social networking project in a good way! Google failed on creating a social service, but they succeed in making me hate this sharing experience or social experience.
No, I don’t need Social Updates in my email!
I remember the most annoying thing happened was the load of buzz I was getting after I followed Pete Cashmore of Mashable.com, and I hated myself right after that because there were no nested replies, and Pete has big following, they was shaking my account everyday, and I had to scroll the page to reach read what others says! and this is something I didn’t really want to do! and I took my breathes after days when Google responded to hell of feedback from it’s users about how bad Google Buzz is especially about privacy, Google Buzz team worked quickly to solve problems, and they made privacy fixes, they added the nested replies, but I was out of the game at that time, I never used Google Buzz again!
And while I spend a lot of time everyday on social media sites, I feel the need of controlling the applications I am using, it’s my very simple right! I feel more comfort a way from Google Buzz, so.. I don’t think anymore to buzz or not to buzz! I took that decision long time back, Are you still using it?
There is some exciting news about Google, so.. I wanted to share with you!
Google Buzz disappear $8.5 million?!!
Google has agreed to pay a hefty sum to make a class action lawsuit concerning Google Buzz disappear — $8.5 million, to be exact, regarding to Mashable.com
It’s all about privacy, and the problem seems to be the auto-follow and opt-in features of Google Buzz!
Google & Antitrust Issues
Here is some other interesting new from Texas, Texas Attorney General Investigating Google & Antitrust Issues.
Most Gmail privacy policies are still too hard to understand, especially for someone like me who don’t really know that much of law in the States and even the use of legal terms I hear or I read about everywhere, and it seems that I am not the only person who is suffering from this as Google is simplifying and updating Google’s privacy policies, and I really hope that will help!
Google: We don’t need to ask!
If we tell you to buzz, you will buzz! what about that?!