I know that Google’s Profile, Buzz, and Reader products are all interacting these days. And with Facebook’s horrible stumble in recent months with the issue of privacy, there hasn’t been much discussion on Google’s total failure to integrate our privacy and profile settings. But, to be blunt, it sucks!
My current example is the appearance of a number of “Anonymous” profiles wanting to view my Reader content. I tend to lock down my social media stuff, only sharing with approved friends and contacts. Anyone going by the name “Anonymous” is an immediate block. You might think, “No problem, just block them.” I do. And they continue to reappear each time I refresh.
I took some screenshots so you could see what I’m talking about…