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Microsoft Shuts Down Messenger on March 15th

Microsoft will be officially shutting down Windows Live Messenger (formally MSN Messenger) on March 15th, 2013. Users will be  transitioned over to Skype, which Microsoft acquired back in 2011. Users can log into Skype with an Messenger ID where existing contacts will be retained.

Launched as MSN Messenger back in 1998, the messenger has become less popular since the release of alternative chat and video services like Skype and Google Hangout.

R.I.P. Messenger

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