This is so exciting, and an inevitable result of the challenges from Google, Yahoo, and other online firms. I just luv an organized and unified system… too lazy to go thru many different documentations… A unified service from Microsoft would be nice.
Posted by LeahHaving been a former newspaper reporter, my mother used to read my school papers and say, "Always put the most important thing in the first sentence so readers know what they’re getting into." I must be a rebel or something, because had I listened, the first sentence of this blog post–hell, of this whole blog– would be:
Hello Windows Live Messenger.
A few months ago all the members of the MSN Messenger team were shut into a room (lured there by cookies and free frappaccinos) to hear the announcement. "MSN Messenger had a good run. It’s time for change. Then next time our users upgrade, it will be to Windows Live Messenger"
A judge would’ve started banging his gavel, "Order! Order!" because the entire saucer-eyed, slack-jawed team erupted in murmurs and exclamations. I personally clapped my hands and bounced up and down like a two-year-old. "I can’t WAIT to blog this!" (yeah, that’s right – I have a one-track mind). I didn’t know why or how or what it all meant, except that I’d have to get new business cards. Actually – I like my business cards, they’re all multicolored with the adorable little flapping butterfl…
"WAIT!" I cried. "The butterfly! What’s going to happen to the butterfly!?"
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