Microsoft Rebranding Live Search? Is It?

Oct 21, 2008 | 2,387 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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A lot of speculations are made and it has been said that Microsoft may test rebranding Live Search as Windows Live Search! I don't know whether this aspect is true or not, but the LiveSide Blog is reporting various such reflections on its website.

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According to LiveSide.net, following major developments are seen:

  1. A rebrand back to Windows Live Search
  2. A new look for Search
  3. Renaming of of the confusing "Windows Live Hotmail" and "Windows Live Mail" to "Windows Live Mail" and "Windows Live Mail for desktop"
  4. Introduction of a new online Windows Live Photos, and the renaming of Windows Live Photo Gallery to Windows Live Photos for desktop
  5. Something called Windows Live Cloud

Here is a snippet from one of the screen captures:

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Let us have a look as to what Kevin Johnson, President, Platform & Services Division, Microsoft have to say on the whole issue:

"There's an opportunity for us to fix those brands. We acknowledge that we need to get that fixed. If you have suggestions, we'll take them."

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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