Windows Live--Welcome to the Social

I’m a bit late getting to this, but Microsoft has finally taken the wraps off its completely overhauled Windows Live service, Redmond’s attempt to become a force in the burgeoning world of social networking. While the service is well designed, it seems awfully late in the day. I wonder whether the advantages of unifying a bunch of services into a nice package will be enough to put a real dent into the incumbency established by Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and dozens of other social networking providers.

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