Windows Live Messenger
Instant messaging app by Microsoft.
Cause of death
Microsoft adopted a new child called Skype and abandoned Windows Live Messenger.
Windows Live Messenger was born in July 1999 and it died in April 2013.
MSN Messenger was one of the first messaging apps and it introduced features like emoticons and nudge.
Last known residence
Windows, OS X, iOs, Android, Windows Mobile, Blackberry, and Xbox 360.
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