Google Turns Email Into Your Social Graph With Google Buzz

While it was expected that Google would use Gmail accounts as the center of users’ social graphs, the new Google Buzz makes it pretty obvious. Will Google eliminate Twitter or Facebook with this new service? Definitely not, however if you exchange emails with the majority of your contacts, Gmail could become a more efficient conversation aggregator. The one problem with Google Buzz will be the issue of combining email overload with social content overload.

Google Buzz already integrates with Google Latitude to immediately integrate location aware features. Also included with Google Buzz is a mobile version which looks almost identical to Facebook’s existing mobile application. This makes it clear that Google’s new service is not an attack on Twitter but instead a powerful attack on Facebook.