Daily topic MSN Messenger will shut down Microsoft have missed what

A5 (www.admin5.com) station network September 1st news, Microsoft announced in October 31st will be officially heard off instant messaging software WindowsLive Messenger (MSN), I believe that many users will feel marvel.

it’s true. Your Messenger service will be closed on October 31, 2014, 60 days from now. But don’t worry, your contacts will not be lost. You will be able to use Skype, as well as the original Messenger accounts and contacts." This is the mail sent to users by Microsoft.

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March 2013, Microsoft Corp announced that in addition to mainland China, in April 8th in the world to close the Messenger service, and the integration of Messenger functionality and Skype together. Although Microsoft Chinese repeatedly declared "China District District exception", but in fact most users could understand the China area themselves they will come the final farewell.

as a Microsoft Corp in 1999 launched a IM software, MSN Messenger has become a global share of instant communication software of the highest peak, had occupied the global market for instant messaging market share of 40.67%, a solid backing backed by Microsoft, in 2005 entered the Chinese market more directly reach 10.58% market share. Is the year the global social network absolute boss".

Message why would fail, because Microsoft with the operating system caused by monopoly, but little effort to do Message. And easy, easy to lose, Microsoft never spent too much effort on Message. In Microsoft’s, such a large number of products, such as email, browser, news portals, the family can make a big, it did not care.

with updated technology, such as Skype, WeChat and other "the bright younger generation" continue to emerge, and MSN the "boss" has also been late in life, and gradually abandoned by the market. When the chat software is small, the launch of MSN Messenger ahead of the occupation of the market; when other similar software have appeared and increased functional experience, MSN Messenger is still stalled; when the mobile Internet era, mobile phone QQ to occupy the market, it has finally been thrown a few blocks.

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