What's all the buzz about?

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    Don't know if it really belongs here, but wanted the skinny from real people on Google Buzz. What's the intent or the advantage to utilizing the tool?
     
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    I think its another form social networking. Twitter on wheels. I'm not a fan.
     
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    I love Buzz. I look at other Buzzes all over the world using gmaps.
     
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    I agree. I've made some god friends through buzz that i never would've met on fb or twitter.

    The widget they just have us makes it a little better, but we definitely need a full app with notifications.
     
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    I opened up my GMail one day and I was a member of "Buzz". I didn't know anything about it until that morning. Then it told me that I had 8 people who were my Buzz friends. One that was chosen randomly to be a Buzz friend was a good friend of mine for many years who was tragically killed in a small plane crash about 3 months before. All I could think of was "thanks Google" and promptly deleted it.
     
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    I like buzz too, its gaining in popularity..
     
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    I like Buzz. I can see what's going on around town. There was an air show last weekend at the Air Force base. Some people give shout outs to a good place to eat. I like it for that. It'd be dumb to try and make it into a social networking thing. I think it's best served just to let people post what's going on around town.
     
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    Its just another form of social networking. I like it and use it fairly often. Much more then I ever used my twitter.
     
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    I like it. I've been on a few road trips recently and it's been kind of neat to chat with people from other cities while I was visiting.
     
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    Buzz is sweet, I bs with people from my area daily with it... people I would not have met without it, and have gotten help from one who is a member here too... yeah boi, buzzzz
     
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    I use twitter and buzz. Like em both. But I'm a big fan of social networks.
     
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    I want more options

    I want more options. Easy to change options. Sometimes I do NOT want my location divulged. When I am on vacation, I do not want to broadcast that We are not home. I do not want somebody figuring out when I am at work or home. Maybe Buzz can do this, but I never figured out how to toggle this on/off. I just need some central place to controll all the functions of Buzz. Untill then, I wont be Buzzing. I really would like Buzz, but I want it my way.
     
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    I think the buzz widget will let you have it so your location is not showing.
     
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    Hey Zig - the app in the marketplave does allow you to post without listing location. I agree with you, I don't want to give up that info either.
     
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    You can set your posts to either public or private via the widget and the web app.

    What I wouldn't mind is a way to post to a generic locale rather than a specific address. For example, I'd like to broadcast to east Orlando without giving out my home address.