'Google Me' Is Real, Will Launch in 2010
|Image | Andrew Nilsen|
|Watch your back, Facebook -- Google is coming...|
Pundits have had a field day since Digg founder Kevin Rose tweeted out and then retracted a "rumor" that Google was starting a social network to compete with Facebook on Saturday. To add to the speculation dog pile, former Facebook CTO and current Quora CEO Adam D'Angelo answered a "Google Me" related question on his own platform last night, basically confirming Rose's statement.
"This is not a rumor. This is a real project. There are a large number of people working on it. I am completely confident about this."
As for timing, our source tells us it will launch this year, first guess October, which means industrious tech CEOs have at least four more months to jump on the Rose/D'Angelo bandwagon and milk this story for all the publicity it's worth.
In the meantime, we're holding out for the screencaps.
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