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GTalk messages in Google Profiles

Fr [PersonRank 3]

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
13 years ago2,862 views

Check at a friend's Google Profile, if he's online, you'll see a green bubble with his "custom message"'.
Cool hum ?

adamzhu1986 [PersonRank 2]

13 years ago #

I like this. It's more social.

KMB [PersonRank 7]

13 years ago #


Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

That's status and online indicator is apparently only visible to your chat buddies.

You can now also choose a short profile URL which includes your Gmail username.

<< To make it easier for people to find your profile, you can customize your URL with your Google email username. (Note this can make your Google email address publicly discoverable.) This unique name will also be used in other links to your content on Google. >>


It's a shame they don't adopt the same functionality as Picasa Web Albums by allowing you to choose another username so that you don't have to reveal your Gmail username to people though...


I notice they've also scrapped the "s2" from the URL.

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