Microsoft Research has launched SO.CL, a new social networking site.  We have details!


Microsoft Research launched a new social networking site called SO.Cl recently.  What is it, you ask?  Well, it centered on Bing searches and allows you to share your searches with friends, get their comments, conduct video chats and otherwise collaborate in ways familiar to users of Facebook, PinInterest and Google +.  Here is a video from Microsoft that shows the main points.

Microsoft Research has a webpage up that talks about the service.  Here how they describe it.

Share Your Search

With you can share your search and help others discover what they might be looking for. Fun commentary & discussions usually follow.

Discover New Interests

What are you interested in? At you can find new interests and connect with like-minded people. The topics you care about are waiting for you.

Start a Video Party

Doing things with others is a fun part of Start a video party on any topic and chat with your friends.

You need to apply for the service, and I did that…once I have access, I’ll bring you more details.  In the meantime, head on over to the website and sign up for notifications.

SO.CL Website