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Google Buzz Adds Retweet, Er, 'Reshare' Button

Trying to keep up with Joneses, Google Buzz just added what ReadWebWeb jokingly calls a "retweet" button. Google actually calls it a "reshare" button (thank you very much), and, similar to a retweet button, it lets users share posts they find on Buzz with "followers."

Posts can be shared both publicly and privately, which, according to Google, was one of the top user requests for Buzz. "It is also a good example of the incremental updates the Buzz team has made over the last three months," notes ReadWriteWeb. In ReadWriteWeb's words, Todd Jackson, Google's product manager for Gmail and Buzz, said the reshare button "was the best way to go for now in order to give people the ability to have more focused and intimate discussions around shared items."



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