"Not having learned the lessons from Slate and MSNBC, Microsoft is once again flirting with content. This time, by launching a blog media network. Essentially what it is doing is taking a page from Jason and Nick’s playbook, and copying it. Unfortunately, at first blush, this looks like a copy made by Xerox machine circa 1975. MSN Fliters as set-up are devoid of personality, color and even upto the minute information. In other words, they are essentially everything a blog should not be."
(Via Om Malik's Broadband Blog.)
Monday, August 08, 2005
Microsoft flirts with content again: