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Thursday, 16th February 2012

Microsoft Launches Buzz Tracking Service

By Africa S. Hands

From CNET:

New service from Microsoft taps into feeds from Facebook and Twitter to cull the most shared news from the Web, giving users a real-time snapshot of the national conversation.

Trying to tap into the national conversation, Microsoft is launching a new service today, msnNOW, that algorithmically curates the most shared content on the Web and presents it to users on a new Web site, a Facebook reader and on mobile phone browsers.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

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