The Feb. 9 release of Google Buzz hit Harvard hard and left a dizzying amount of praise, criticism, and even a lawsuit in its wake. Here’s a recap of what we've been saying about this latest social networking tool.
We already had a charming summary about Buzz and our experience with it, so check out this post if you want to read about our initial reaction—and be entertained by our mishaps involving burpees and Scrabble.
A student at Harvard Law School is ready to go to legal fisticuffs with Google over an alleged breach of privacy through the company’s original opt-out implementation of Buzz. Is she right that "the social networking industry is going too far"?
FM magazine’s editors have been split into two camps over whether Buzz will “make your life easier and more efficient” or is here to elope with your GPA.
Columnist Adam R. Gold '11 gives Google a piece of his mind, firmly wagging his finger at the company’s disregard for privacy. Follow the link for the dirt on revelations about secret romances and exposed stalkers.
Correction: Feb. 23, 2010
An earlier version of this post stated incorrectly that an HLS student has filed a class action suit against Harvard. In fact, the student filed the suit against Google, charging that the company's new social networking tool Buzz has violated users' privacy.