Microsoft’s So.cl is currently out of beta and readily available publicly
Microsoft has quietly launched So.cl, a social ‘network’ which operated in beta and ended up being tested out by means of university students during the past year.
Generated from Microsoft’s FUSE labs, the network is presented as a strategy designed for use by students along with academics for research purposes. Pronounced “social”, the service is actually not declared as being a Facebook competitor or Twitter rip-off. It is actually, instead, yet another layer to social networking – and requires end users to get access through either a Facebook or Windows Live account.
Share Your Search
With So.cl you are able to share your search and assist others uncover what they might be looking for. Fun commentary & discussions usually follow.
Start a Video Party
Carrying out things with other people is a fun part of So.cl. Start a video party regarding any kind of topic and chat with your friends and family.
Your So.cl profile is pretty standard. It lists your name as well as uses your Windows Live or Facebook profile picture, indicates more recent activity and allows people comment on your posts or leave you a message.
So.cl is much more like an image board the spot where you post and also share web-based articles and other content depending on general interest categories for instance cars, movies, and sports — all of which is filtered via a built-in Bing search tool.
So.cl may not be for everyone and persuading users to fit this website into an currently hectic online life along with Facebook, Google+, Twitter, in addition to LinkedIn might be a challenging sell for Microsoft.