Software behemoth Microsoft announced today, Feb. 16, that msnNOW, a new service from MSN at now.msn.com, will help you stay in the know.
According to the company, msnNOW is the first service to surface the latest buzz from Facebook, Twitter, Bing and BreakingNews.com, all in one place. It cuts through the clutter of the Web, providing an up-to-the-minute view of breaking trends and the hottest social conversations, what people are saying about them, and why they matter.
More than a quarter of Americans under the age of 30 get their information from various social media sites. With the influx of content today across the Web it can be challenging to ensure you’re seeing the relevant and credible content that matters most to you, believes Microsoft.
It says msnNOW is the trusted source that will help make sense of the noise, anytime and from anywhere you’re online. You can go to now.msn.com for the following:
Breaking trends. Up-to-the-minute coverage on breaking trends from across the Web, with the option to sort by areas of interest, including entertainment, sports, lifestyle, stories of the day and finance.
Variety of sources. Coverage on and insight into the hottest social trends happening on Facebook, Twitter, Breakingnews.com and Bing.
Anywhere access. Access via PC, mobile, tablets, Facebook and Twitter, allowing you to join the conversation anytime and from anywhere.
Biggest movers. Keep track of the day’s most buzzed-about and discussed topics from millions of analyzed tweets, comments and searches, and see if it’s on the way up or on the way out.
Topic pages. A closer look at a topic, including a summary of why it’s trending, recent videos and images, and related tweets, public Facebook posts and information from Bing, MSN and the Web.
MSN, Microsoft’s information and entertainment network, uses search experience from its search engine Bing. It has localized versions available globally in 48 markets and 27 languages.