Responding to criticism of the privacy settings on Buzz, Google moved over the weekend to address concerns about its new social network service.
Google Buzz, launched last Tuesday, is fully integrated with the search engine’s e-mail service, Gmail. It also included an auto-follow feature that aimed to make getting started on Buzz quick and simple by having new users follow their most frequent e-mail and chat contacts without clicking on anything.
But users were furious their contacts would be revealed to the public before they even created a Buzz profile.
“We’ve heard your feedback loud and clear, and since we launched Google Buzz four days ago, we’ve been working around the clock to address the concerns you’ve raised,” said Todd Jackson, Gmail and Google Buzz product manager, in a blog post Saturday.
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