Is Microsoft Biting Its Own Hand with Windows Live?

PC World writes, "Microsoft announced yesterday that it would empower its Windows Live portal with social networking features starting sometime next year. With Windows Live getting more social, 283 million Hotmail users are prone to become part of the world's largest social network. But has Microsoft forgotten the huge investments it made in Facebook?

In a social network-like context, Microsoft's Spaces, Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Live Messenger will be able to communicate with each other, allowing users to keep in touch, just like Facebook does to some extent, but in separate applications. This new convergence has a massive potential to overtake in popularity Facebook, in which Microsoft already invested $240 million last year."

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HolmesSPH3679d ago

You can't force someone to like ur crap.. Because that's just it.. It's crap.. No matter how to dress it up.. It's still crap and your crap will never smell and look like roses.

They can make what ever gay social network they want but the fact of the matter is, like everything else they make it will suck, crash and ultimately try to invade every aspect of ours lives.. Because it's Microsoft lets face it

Kakkoii3678d ago (Edited 3678d ago )

Yeah.. I'm very pissed off that they forced everyone to change to their super gay Hotmail Live. No longer am I aloud to use Classic. It fu*king sucks. I don't need all these gay features. I just want to be able to have a Hotmail account and be able to read my damn message using anything I want.

The new Windows Live Hotmail has less compatibility with things.

And what's with the huge ass GUI? It takes up way to much of the damn screen now. I don't get a nice big view of my emails anymore. And I'm in 1280x1024 for fu*k's sake.