A few moments ago Google held an event to announce Google Buzz, a new social media sharing tool for your mobile and built right into Gmail. The Android portion announcement came via a live demo from none other than Vic Gundotra and showed making a location-based buzz and how it would show up in Gmail. Google says:
Go beyond status messages. Share updates, photos, videos, and more. Start conversations about the things you find interesting.Google Buzz
For more information, watch the video below or check out the now-live Google Buzz website.
UPDATE: We’ve had some time to play with Buzz and have to say we’re pretty impressed. Tomorrow morning we are going to shoot a video showing some Buzz usage and probably discuss it at length on the podcast. We’ve still got a full post coming soon, but until then enjoy these pictures of the Buzz around Austin: