Mountain View, Calif.. - Corporate giants, Google Inc.., Tuesday, introducing a number of social networking features into the product kenamaannya electronic mail, Gmail.
Step famous companies in the internet search engine was intended to allow Gmail to compete with the popular social networking site of the world, Facebook and Twitter.
With this new product called "Google Buzz" that Gmail users can quickly share messages, website links, and photos with their fellow colleagues Gmail users.
Google also introduced several new products designed specifically to make these features fit the new social network for mobile devices, such as "smart phones", based Android operating system.
All that Google intended to strengthen its competitiveness to face the service of popular social networking sites, like Twitter and Facebook.
According to comScore, Gmail is an electronic mail service based on the three most popular sites in the world. Number of visitors in December 2009 reached 176.5 million.
Gmail is still under Microsoft's Hotmail and Yahoo, each of which occupy the first and second positions with the number of visitors world 369.2 million and 303.7 million.
Buzz introduced in addition to Gmail, Google also launched a special mobile application for Buzz Buzz and technology into the mobile version of the product and site map.
In 2004, Google launched Orkut social networking. In contrast to the social networking giants Facebook and MySpace in the United States, Orkut only managed to reach certain markets of the world, like Brazil.
In building social networks in an email product, Yahoo Google followed the previous steps have been taken a similar approach in an attempt to compete with Facebook.
On 5 February, the company is a giant world map feature also adds "Google Earth" which allows Internet users to "explore" the life of the ocean floor.
In addition, the service features an interactive map of Google's virtual world is also helping those who are interested in the history of World War II with a variety of photo bombing European cities.