Microsoft’s new ‘Snipp3t’ iPhone app tracks celebrities

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Microsoft is no stranger to iPhone apps, but its latest Snipp3t app is a surprise addition. Released over the weekend, Snipp3t lets you subscribe to follow and track your favorite celebrities. Each celebrity has a profile page created by Microsoft which includes a timeline of news and imagery from around the web, alongside options to like and comment on each piece of content. It’s almost like a miniature social network, and appears to be one of Microsoft’s latest experiments for using Bing data. Microsoft has previously launched its own so.cl social network, but it’s largely a research project for the company.

Snipp3t is only available on iPhone for now, but Microsoft has done a good job with the interface and functionality. You can…

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