29 Jun '11, 2am

Google goes social with Facebook rival

Google goes social with Facebook rival

WASHINGTON - Google, the king of Internet search but a bust on the social front, launched its rival to Facebook on Tuesday, a social networking service called Google+. "Online sharing is awkward. Even broken. And we aim to fix it," Google's senior vice president for engineering Vic Gundotra said in a blog post about the long-awaited social networking initiative. Unveiling Google+, Gundotra stressed the ability it gives users to separate online friends and family into different "circles," or networks, and to share information only with members of a particular circle. "We'd like to bring the nuance and richness of real-life sharing to software," he said. "We want to make Google better by including you, your relationships and your interests." One of the criticisms of Facebook is that updates are shared with all of one's friends unless a user has gone through a relatively comp...

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