If you are anything like me, you have probably signed up for an ever-increasingly large number of social networks to make sure you can keep in contact with everyone. However, managing all these networks has become somewhat of a daunting task for you as you struggle to check them all, on top of your normal email. Wouldn't it just be awesome if you could have one place to check your social networks? Well, if you're a Gmail user, then you're in luck.
I recently ran across this article on The Next Web which describes a way of adding simple Google Gadgets that will allow you to access your Facebook and Twitter timelines from within Gmail. Installation is relatively simple.
Click here for instructions on adding Facebook to your Gmail, and click here for adding Twitter.