Microsoft Terminating Windows Phone Android And iOS Apps Of Own Social Network Socl International Business Times

“Exactly seven days from today, Microsoft is shutting down its experimental social network Socl since the Redmond giant does not have a clear plan on what to do with it long-term. The shutdown would also mean the end of the Socl Windows Phone, Android and iOS apps.
Just this Tuesday, Microsoft Researchu2019s subsidiary FUSE Labs a
ounced in a blog post that it is bidding farewell to Socl. The team stated that the experience of working on Socl has been extraordinary for them due to the support the creators and users showed them. u201cIn supporting you, Soclu2019s unique community of creators, we have learned invaluable lessons in what it takes to establish and maintain community as well as introduce novel new ways to make, share and collect digital stuff we love,u201d the team wrote.
FUSE Labs also pointed out the interesting features it came up with and introduced into the social network. For example, Collages is a feature that automatically assembles beautiful posts of content based on a search entry. Collections is like an aggregator of posts to tell the story of the user. And there are also more novel ways to create and share content using different features, namely: Picotales, Blinks, Video Parties and Kodu,”

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