Looks like Google is getting closer to making a serious contact manager. Looks like they release a stand alone page that anyone can use, even if you are on hotmail, yahoo, etc. Not sure how this will turn out in the long run, but maybe this means they will release a sync client so that you can keep your Google contacts in sync with the other email providers. That would be perfect!
You can read all about it here:
Google launches stand-alone contacts manager | Webware – CNET
Facebook | Live Updating the Stream
Looks like Facebook is trying to go head-to-head with Twitter with “real-time” messaging. I wonder if this is a good thing or a bad thing? Seems like so many companies are reacting to their competitors instead of innovating new stuff. I’m just hoping that Google decides to step with an application that can help me clean up the information mess that is my digital life.