MSN Messenger will fully shut down on October 31 to favor Skype

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Microsoft’s MSN Messenger, otherwise called Windows Live Messenger, which close down in many parts of the world in April 2013, will at last close for fine on October 31. That is the date Microsoft has set for shutting down the messaging service in China, where it will be replacing by Skype.

Livesino reports that Chinese MSN Messenger users have been getting alarms this week notifying them of the approaching close down and the suggestion to switch to Skype, alongside an offer of 60 minutes of free worldwide talk time to versatile mobile numbers and landlines. Microsoft kept MSN Messenger available in China after it close down all over the place else on the planet in light of the fact that Skype was being worked by an alternate company in that nation around then. Microsoft assumed control over the operations of Skype in China in November 2013.

MSN Messenger was initially started in 1999 as a competitor player to AOL Instant Messenger yet when Microsoft purchased Skype in 2011, the composition was on the divider that the more established service would in the end be resigned. In July 2012, Microsoft started a MSN Messenger application for Windows Phone devices particularly for the Chinese market yet it was never limited for another nations.

Do you consider MSN Messenger at last and totally shutting its entryways following 15 years?

Livesino, The Verge

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