November 11, 2003
MS Puts Toe In Social-Software Waters With "Wallop"

Wired News: Will Microsoft Wallop Friendster?

Wallop is a Microsoft Research project that combines just about every one of the currently buzzworthy Social Software technologies floating around today — blogs, moblogging, social-networking, wikis, RSS, and instant messaging. Unfortunately membership is invitation-only, so it’s hard to say exactly what the thing actually does since it’s not like I’m on Steve Ballmer’s buddy list. I’m sure we’ll be hearing more details from MS’s usual channels, though, as time goes on.

Posted by Jason Lefkowitz at November 11, 2003
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