+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 12 of 12
General Chat Thread, MS jumps on the social bandwagon. in General; Microsoft gives a sneak preview of its social network Socl - The Inquirer Wish MS would just stick to making ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    2,038
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 187 Times in 154 Posts
    Rep Power
    83

    MS jumps on the social bandwagon.


  2. #2

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    634
    Thank Post
    274
    Thanked 51 Times in 43 Posts
    Rep Power
    40
    Why bother, Google+ can't tackle FB so why should MS be any more successful?

  3. #3

    Oaktech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Bournemouth
    Posts
    2,808
    Thank Post
    774
    Thanked 547 Times in 427 Posts
    Rep Power
    260
    because they will remove the FB social plugin in the next service pack of office 2010 and force users onto socl... maybe. much less cynical things have hapened!

  4. #4

    Theblacksheep's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    In a house.
    Posts
    1,934
    Thank Post
    138
    Thanked 290 Times in 210 Posts
    Rep Power
    193
    They wont remove anything from farcebook, they put $250m into it in 2007.

  5. #5

    SYNACK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    11,174
    Thank Post
    868
    Thanked 2,703 Times in 2,289 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    773
    Grrr, why make enemys of facebook, they were doing so well at playing nice.

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    2,038
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 187 Times in 154 Posts
    Rep Power
    83
    G+ is imo is better than Facebook. Just logging in for a few mins and looking round is not going to show you the benefits, you have to actually use it a bit to see why its better.

  7. #7

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    634
    Thank Post
    274
    Thanked 51 Times in 43 Posts
    Rep Power
    40
    Oh don't get me wrong, G+ is miles better! But it's not going to supplant FB and therefore will probably die off.
    I and a group of friends started using it some time ago, but we couldn't tempt anyone else across and we've since moved back to FB

  8. #8


    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    1,230
    Thank Post
    151
    Thanked 240 Times in 166 Posts
    Rep Power
    155
    xkcd: Google+

    Sorry for trotting this out again, but it's my standard response (public and private) to any new 'Social Networking' site that gets launched.

    As someone on here said a while ago, '......A future where computer =iPad and Internet = Facebook' <or insert social networking site of choice>.

    Apologies to who posted that originally, I can't be a***d to search through to find out, but you know who you are, and I thank you for a very quotable.....quote which I use whenever the subject comes up in my 'social network'.


  9. #9

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    2,038
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 187 Times in 154 Posts
    Rep Power
    83
    They said that with friends reunited.

  10. #10
    gshaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    2,656
    Thank Post
    165
    Thanked 220 Times in 203 Posts
    Rep Power
    67
    Quote Originally Posted by edutech4schools View Post
    They said that with friends reunited.
    I hated that site with a passion, Facebook has a much larger mass of users in comparison... will take something very good (or something very bad by Facebook) to make people change with the amount of photos etc loaded up there now.

    From reading comments in the last few days the offensive photos hack seems to have had a big effect... something like that continued over a sustained period would be one way of change happening I guess!

  11. #11

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    2,038
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 187 Times in 154 Posts
    Rep Power
    83
    the amount of photos etc loaded up there now
    G+ imports photos from Facebook.

    G+ has a real photo storage / backup solution = picasa

    G+ will never own your photos. The second you upload a pic to facebook they own the rights.

  12. #12

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    2,038
    Thank Post
    83
    Thanked 187 Times in 154 Posts
    Rep Power
    83
    .
    MS jumps on the social bandwagon.-terms.jpg

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. [MS Office - 2007] Running MS Office 2003 and MS Office 2007 on the same network.
    By Richard_Finnigan in forum Office Software
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19th June 2009, 11:28 AM
  2. AMD jumps on Media Center Bandwagon
    By SYNACK in forum Other Stuff
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 3rd June 2009, 06:11 AM
  3. HP Get on the eeePC bandwagon.
    By Geoff in forum Hardware
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 9th April 2008, 09:31 AM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 28th April 2007, 10:10 AM
  5. the up icon on the bar of explorer
    By Rozzer in forum Windows
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 4th October 2005, 09:26 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •