Cloud Computing: Google Me Social Network Won't Make Facebook Flinch
Rumors have it that Google is building a super social network called Google Me to challenge Facebook in the lucrative market for social advertising. Is it a simple extension of Google Profiles, or a merger of Google Buzz and Google's orkut social network? No one but Google knows and the company declined to comment for eWEEK. This speculation comes just days after reports that Facebook's Open Graph was a declaration of war against Google in search. Clearly, the promise of a knock-down, drag-out bout between two Internet heavyweights has captured the imagination of press, pundits and bloggers. Now this eWEEK slide show takes a sober look at Google's chances in social.