Facebook has been gaining a lot of ground among the users in recent times outplaying Google’s Orkut. The Google has finally gets up to the challenge by launching more faster, lighter and much more safer version of their social networking site.
This new version has been developed using Google Web Toolkit (GWT).
What’s new ?
Simpler and faster loading
Easy navigation to other Google properties [You can find links to other Google tools like Gmail, right at the top]
One-stop notifications[friend requests, testimonials, community requests or birthday announcements, all at one place]
Fast photo uploads and photo sharing
Video Chat Integration
Inline comments for status messages, photos and videos
You can now customize your own profile page like never before.The new version claims to have added features like picking your favourite color from a list of 5 available default colors.
But this new version has been allotted to selected few users and you can identify them with this symbol next to their profile name.You can ask them for an invite to get started with this new version.
find out more at this page.