PREDICTABLE TECHNOLOGY FIRM Microsoft has briefly shown off a rather amateurish social media web site, called Socl.com, like 'social', gettit?
Some clever wags at Fusible stumbled upon the web site yesterday while doing domain name lookups, and in doing so raised awareness of what might or might not really exist, which might or might not be any good.
"Thanks for stopping by," reads the text currently showing on the Socl.com web address. "Socl.com is an internal design project from a team in Microsoft Research which was mistakenly published to the web. We didn't mean to, honest."
We might believe this, "We didn't mean to" bit, because judging by screenshots seen by The INQUIRER, Socl.com was an amateurish, ugly affair.
"With Tulalip, you can Find what you need and Share what you know easier than ever," reads the text on a screenshot on Fusible. The page also shows some pictures - people with wacky expressions, naturally - and the opportunity to sign in using Facebook and Twitter. µ
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