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January News Part 2

Posted on the 02 February 2013 by The_kian @the_kian
Hey Guys,
This is a continuation of yesterdays post as it was taking way to long to do in one day.

11th January

Microsoft to shut down Windows Live Messenger (MSN) for good on March 15

Microsoft has announced the switch-off date for its age old and iconic Windows Live Messenger service, with all users having to switch to Skype by March 15 if they wish to continue exchanging instant messages with their pals. I feel as if this has been a long time coming as I haven't used Messenger for about 4 years now. It's practically nothing to anyone anymore.
Pay £60 to Message Mark Zuckerburg
Facebook is offering the opportunity to contact the CEO Mark Zuckerberg in personal inbox for £60 ($100). Let's just hope a load of rich fags don't spam him with Timeline hate.

15th January

HMV in Administration

Following Jessops, the high street HMV has also gone into administration. Resulting in 4,000 people losing jobs. At the moment, I am unsure whether HMV gift cards and vouchers are being accepted but research tells me they just might be. Check will your local store as soon as possible for the highest chance of being able to use the card
iPad Mini 2: Release date, price, specs, news and rumours
The terrible iPad Mini is going to get an update apparently. Let's just hope this isn't exactly the same thing but 0.0003 inches shorter. There will be a more in-depth post about this another time.
600,000 UK Facebook Members Deactivated
Over 600,000 UK Facebook members left the site in December, a fall of 1.86%. The figures, released by social media monitoring firm SocialBakers, reveal that the UK is the only country in Facebook’s top ten busiest to experience a fall in numbers.

16th January

Blockbuster Heads into Administration
Blockbuster, the DVD and videogame rental and second-hand retailer has called in administrators putting more than 4,000 jobs at risk. Looks like it will be joining HMV, Comet and Jessops. Who needs it anyway, we have Netflix and LoveFilm
LOOKS LIKE I RAN OUT OF TIME AGAIN. I SHOULD BE ABLE TO FINISH THIS TOMORROW
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