Socl: Pinterest Meets Google+ Meets Steroids
Today, Microsoft announced the Beta launch of Socl. Previously a social search, it has now developed into what seems to be a more amped up Pinterest with hints of Google+.
First, you are prompted to sign in either through your Facebook or your Microsoft account. Once you have logged in, you are hit with a fire hose of posts which can be sorted by “All,” “Following,” or “Featured.” Socl makes it extremely easy to share websites, news stories, photos, and videos: everything you would share elsewhere. With it’s Windows 8-esque design, it can be overwhelming at first.
You can break things down to specific interest categories, all driven by images. What’s interesting is that you can follow specific people or general interests such as “tech” or “music,” very similar to Facebook.
Posting comes in the form of searching for a topic and adding content. If you search “music,” a…
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