Archive: October 17th, 2011

Google to eliminate social network Buzz in a few weeks

Google to eliminate social network Buzz in a few weeks

Google is eliminating Buzz, the company’s 18-month-old social network. The company will shut Buzz down “in a few weeks,” according to its blog post last Friday. The shutdown will allow the company to focus more on its newly developed Google+ social network and put an end to what has been its worst marketing strategy.

INFOGRAPHIC: How College Students Use Social Networking

INFOGRAPHIC: How College Students Use Social Networking

Social networking is extremely popular in colleges across the country. After all, Facebook started at one, right? Social networking has changed everything from the way students learn to how they meet new people and even date. While studies are mixed on the benefits of using social networks in an educational setting, we can all agree that students will not be stopping anytime soon.