Google modifies Buzz in response to privacy concerns


Google is responding to privacy concerns about its Buzz social tool, saying it will no longer automatically connect users with their Gmail contacts or other network items, such as public Picasa albums and shared stories on Google Reader. Analysts say nixing the auto-follow feature was a major improvement to the service, which Google says was sampled by tens of millions of users in its first 48 hours.  New York Times, The

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