Well they finally gone and done it. Google has announced they are gonna join the social media game with Google+. Here is a long story and a short one with the details.
Inside Google+ - Wired (Detailed story)
Google Guns for Facebook with Google+ Social Network | PCWorld
Everything sounds promising. Facebook has a pretty horrible user interface and there is no way to group friends or content. To me, reading a Facebook stream is really tough. What if I want to read just the posts from my family? My co workers? etc...
I want to control that and I want to be the only person to know how I am filtering the feed.