Microsoft to close Soapbox August 31
close the service altogether. Soapbox launched as a YouTube competitor in 2006, but failed to gain foothold on the market. RedmondÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s announcement last month stated that they intended on transforming Soapbox into a forum where bloggers and citizen journalists could post videos relevant to MSNÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s focal points (entertainment, lifestyle, finance etc).
Neowin caught wind from a Microsoft spokesperson that MSN would stop offering Soapbox on August 31. From July 29 onward, users will not be able to submit new videos.
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