Google+ project goes after Facebook

Don't mention Buzz

Google new social network launches

Google has announced it is taking another leap into the social space, with Google+. This new project is a social network of sorts, which allows you to hook up with other people from around the web and share information with them.

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Google has already tried once to get in the lucrative social game. Buzz ultimately failed in bringing social networking to IM, but Google+ is quite a bit different.