I think Google Buzz was forcibly developed when they saw the recent last-year enormous growth of Facebook. It has synchronization-wise flaws and is developing on the go (is this a beta?). The same for Google Friend Connect. (see also)
Another my friend, Nicholas Danilov, has also published his series of excellent photos from India. These photos are well worth looking at, and are also placed at LiveJournal with Russian captions but you also can ask for details freely in English using LiveJournal interface.
This is Delhi Main bazaar:
See rest at http://nl.livejournal.com/879266.html
In a new Indian photo post by my friend Vladimirovich, he presents series of photos of an ancient observatory in Varanasi:
See the rest at http://vladimirovich.livejournal.com/268709.html and feel free to ask him in English about the details if you like.