Apple announces end of Ping, its music social network attempt
Remember when 2 years ago we had you on Ping? Yes, the Music social networking attempt that Apple would venture to launch, but after this period but did not give the expected results, so that the Cupertino announced its closure for next version of iTunes expected in the third quarter of this year.
Yes, the Apple as well as wrong and Tim Cook confirmed at the recent WWDC where he said they tried to do something with Ping, also said “I think customers voted and said that this is not something you want to spend much energy. “ And so the chronicle of a death foretold is beginning to be realized.
Although he had a good debut, making a million users in 23 countries, interest in this musical Social Network focused on enhancing the online shopping in closer contact with users, has been lost and many of these people migrated to services such as Pandora or Spotify .
Ping with the withdrawal of the tracks, Apple will leave the field open to social networking strongest point is, Twitter and Facebook to replace the services it offered Apple product failure. Thus, the social network Zuckerberg microblogging network more than 140 characters will be integrated into iTunes and users can do the same thing with Ping.
Link: Apple’s Ping to End With a Thud in Next Release of iTunes (All Things D)Tags: Apple, iTunes, Music, Ping, Social Network, Social Networks