Google already has many engineers on the project, a potential rival to Facebook. The search engine is "getting
project, which would give Google a leg up on the closed Facebook, as well as a
chance to erase the past failures of social services Orkut, Wave, and Buzz.
then retracted a "rumor" that Google was starting a social network to compete with Facebook on Saturday. To add to the speculation dog pile, former
Facebook CTO and current Quora CEO Adam D'Angelo answered a "Google Me" related question on his own platform last night, basically confirming Rose's statement.
Why is a project so big leaking through Kevin Rose, you ask? What's next, is Twitter's Evan Williams going to post "Google Me" screencaps as a Facebook status update?
"This is not a rumor. This is a real project. There are a large number of people working on it. I am completely confident about this."