If Google Buzz is going to copy FriendFeed, it should do it right

If Buzz is going to copy FriendFeed I wish it would do it properly.

And that means introducing collapsible comments as an utmost priority. I always miss what my actual friends say on Google Buzz because it is swamped out by the few big names I follow who get hundreds of comments on each one of their posts. Yes okay I could list my friends and separate the personal from the professional feeds, but I don’t alright. It just doesn’t happen like that. (Well okay I will, but it should be possible for Buzz to be usuable without having to do that.)

Here’s the Friend Feed way – comments posted are shown according to recency, relevance and how well rated or replied to they have been. Okay there were only 6 on this particular post but witness they have been collapsed.

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And the Buzz (Guzz) way. This is after I zoomed out my Gmail to about 20% its usual size. (And yes I do have the ninja theme).

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Do it Google, and while you’re at it, they have some great share buttons over on FF and it would be handy if you could incorporate them too….

Related: Jitters on FriendFeed

Anna Leach