Several sources are now rumouring that Google is planning an alternative social network – supposed to be a “Facebook Killer”.

Kevin Rose, the founder of Digg recently tweeted that Google is building a “Google Me” service to compete with Facebook.


This would be a huge move by Google and would take a lot to win over a lot of the seasoned Facebook users, but with the consumer confidence and a strong technical lead behind them maybe they can do it.

With Facebook recently topping the chart for the most popular website in the US, there’s obviously a reason for Google to step up to the plate and have a go at competing.

Details are still scarce, however the former CTO of Facebook Adam D’Angelo stated on his site that there are many people working on the project.

With the recent anger over privacy settings on Facebook, you have to wonder if Google are pushing to get this release soon to take advantage of the situation?