Ep. 1126: Microsoft plucks Plurk: Buzz Out Loud
Buzz Out Loud: Ep. 1126: Microsoft plucks Plurk49:05 /
Among the news of new URL shorteners and Australian Internet filters comes one of the darkest moments in microblogging. Microsoft has pulled down their new Twitter-like site in China because it turns out it wasn't Twitter-like at all. It was in fact more like Plurk. In fact it looked like maybe they stole Plurk's code. We also get morally outraged at good business plans. Or stupid people. Or something. Just watch. Or listen.