Thursday, February 16, 2012

MSN Launches msnNOW to Keep You in the Know [Microsoft News Center]

Kind of surprising Microsoft introduced this under the MSN brand; also see Microsoft’s MSN Aims to Lure Younger Users by Touting Hot Trends (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Ever feel like you have to jump from site to site in order to piece together what’s happening in the world? Good news for those who like to stay up-to-date on the latest trends — msnNOW, a new service from MSN at now.msn.com, will help you stay in the know. msnNOW is the first service to surface the latest buzz from Facebook, Twitter, Bing and BreakingNews.com, all in one place. It cuts through the clutter of the Web, providing an up-to-the-minute view of breaking trends and the hottest social conversations, what people are saying about them, and why they matter.

More than a quarter of Americans under the age of 301get their information from various social media sites. With the influx of content today across the Web it can be challenging to ensure you’re seeing the relevant and credible content that matters most to you. msnNOW is the trusted source that will help make sense of the noise, anytime and from anywhere you’re online.

An example latest-trend story I saw this morning:

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MSN Launches msnNOW to Keep You in the Know: Keep up on breaking trends and the hottest buzz from across Facebook, Twitter, Bing and BreakingNews.com — all in one place.

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