The future of social networking is coming into focus and it looks like Facebook-ish features will be increasingly be integrated into your everyday applications.To wit:Yahoo and Google are looking to integrate social networking into their email applications, reports Saul Hansell at the New York Times.
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Saul Hansell of the NYT has fleshed out a few threads on the expected strategy from Google and Yahoo on the social networking front. The two will take advantage of their massive numbers of email and personalized page users as a base for a social network.
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