Wallop: Microsoft technology licensee closing social-networking site

High-profile Microsoft-technology licensee Wallop may be calling it quits, at least on the social-networking-platform side of its business. In 2006, Wallop licensed Microsoft’s Wallop social-networking technology. As reported by TechCrunch on September 15, Wallop seems to be closing its social-networking site. The Wallop site is currently featuring the following note: “Dear Wallop.com Member, “Thank you […]

High-profile Microsoft-technology licensee Wallop may be calling it quits, at least on the social-networking-platform side of its business. In 2006, Wallop licensed Microsoft’s Wallop social-networking technology. As reported by TechCrunch on September 15, Wallop seems to be closing its social-networking site.

The Wallop site is currently featuring the following note:

“Dear Wallop.com Member,

“Thank you for being part of the Wallop beta social networking site. We really appreciate your feedback and support. The beta period will end on September 18th, 2008 – after that date you will no longer be able to access your account.

“Please check out our apps Cool Cards and Party On! On Facebook.

“Thanks again,
“The Wallop.com Team”

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