Okay, I let myself get pulled in to the Google Buzz.
My day job relies on keeping up to date with technology and its offshoots. My cat-like curiosity lures me to explore strange, new things. My pretty blonde head is still spinning from the release, the buzz from early adopters and the ensuing KERFUFFLE around privacy issues. I empathize with the woman whose contacts were revealed, exposing her and them to predators like her ex-husband.
Google Buzz: Privacy nightmare
Missed Use Case? Google Buzz Reveals Who You Chat With The Most To Everyone
I'm still wondering how that guy from Africa started following me. I had to remove him from my Google Reader list too. Geesh! Then there was a guy from India who seemed legit as he shared some of the same technology interests as I.
Then you get people wanting to follow you so you may follow them in return, hence upping their list of followers as part of some inane competition.
The Buzz has become too distracting. I am opting out. What spare time I have is just not worth it. I'll stick with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter for now, thank you.
Then there's that closet to contend with : - \