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    Buzz

    Will Google take a significant amount of traffic from Facebook?


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    Re: Buzz

    what?



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    Re: Buzz

    Why is google opening a facebook type deal. Facebook keeps ******* people off by changing the format. Not sure why they keep doing it. Anyway I think people would switch if there was a mass movement that way.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
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    Re: Buzz

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    Will Google take a significant amount of traffic from Facebook?

    Facebook or Twitter? I could see it being more damaging to Twitter


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    Re: Buzz

    I thought we were going to talk about drinking. See ya later.



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    Re: Buzz

    facebook's 400 million strong userbase beats out gmail's 150 million, especially when only a small fraction of the gmail userbase will use it as a social networking tool.

    What's going to be really interesting is when facebook rolls out its webmail, codenamed 'project titan'.


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    Re: Buzz

    I would think it will hurt Twitter more, but I haven't really played around with it.



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    Re: Buzz

    It's more of a play for Twitter.


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    Re: Buzz

    Quick answer: NO.

    I would agree with someone else that Facebook stands a better chance of crushing Gmail, then the other way around. There is NOTHING special about Gmail. It looks the same as it did 5 years ago when it was cool to have. Now it just looks tired and boring. Personally I could care less about Facebook or it having an email service. But, I think Facebook offering email will be a HUGE event...



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    Re: Buzz

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    facebook's 400 million strong userbase beats out gmail's 150 million, especially when only a small fraction of the gmail userbase will use it as a social networking tool.

    What's going to be really interesting is when facebook rolls out its webmail, codenamed 'project titan'.
    Quote Originally Posted by uthaman View Post
    Quick answer: NO.

    I would agree with someone else that Facebook stands a better chance of crushing Gmail, then the other way around. There is NOTHING special about Gmail. It looks the same as it did 5 years ago when it was cool to have. Now it just looks tired and boring. Personally I could care less about Facebook or it having an email service. But, I think Facebook offering email will be a HUGE event...
    Given facebook's disregard for privacy and google's cash on hand and technical prowess, I would say that if they did it right google can crush facebook.

    Having said that, they already have a social network called orkut - and no one's heard of it.


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    Re: Buzz

    I wouldnt say gmail's without its privacy concerns as well, and theyve never dealt with a vast social network like facebook.

    I, for one, find no problem with fbook's privacy controls.


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    Re: Buzz

    I like gmail for the fact that it never changes. Sure, they make small changes to make things better organized and more user friendly, but their consistency is why I keep my email there. As for facebook, it really makes me mad when they keep changing everything. It's obviously working, so leave alone things that aren't broke.



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    Re: Buzz

    Quote Originally Posted by isufan View Post
    I like gmail for the fact that it never changes. Sure, they make small changes to make things better organized and more user friendly, but their consistency is why I keep my email there. As for facebook, it really makes me mad when they keep changing everything. It's obviously working, so leave alone things that aren't broke.
    That can be a positive and a negative. They need to add more features that are standard with other mail clients though. Things like read receipts, and the ability to sort your messages in more ways (like by size)


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    If you guys come by Bondurant tonight, I'll **** all over every one of your dogs. I'm not the Mayor but I've been drinking a crap ton of water today and have plenty of water in the old radiator.

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    Re: Buzz

    The way Buzz is set-up now, no. I'm always stocked about new google products but this one is just blah. Google voice on the other hand I'm loving.

    BTW-If anyone needs a google voice invite PM me and I'll send you one. I have a couple extra.



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    Re: Buzz

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    The way Buzz is set-up now, no. I'm always stocked about new google products but this one is just blah. Google voice on the other hand I'm loving.

    BTW-If anyone needs a google voice invite PM me and I'll send you one. I have a couple extra.
    Yeah... google voice is sweet. Once they add a few more features (VOIP would be the big one, and MMS), itll get really cool.


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
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