Samsung making a social network of its own to span across all of its devices and more

Samsung making a social network of its own to span across all of its devices and more
Unfazed by Apple's unsuccessful attempt to launch its own social network with Ping, Samsung is working on its own solution, which might be available in the first quarter of 2013.

The service will leverage the in-house Family Story app, which allows users to share thoughts, pics and videos, chat and set schedule reminders. Samsung got the idea from the success of its homebrew ChatON instant messaging app, which is now available on most major platforms. A Samsung official commented about the upcoming social network:
The ultimate goal is to be able to first spread it to Samsung devices, like smartphones, tablets, computers, cameras and TVs, and then make it platform-agnostic. Another intention is for the service to be bound with Amazon's cloud computing platform. A piece of funny trivia is that internally the project is called Samsung Facebook, but the final name hasn't been decided yet. 

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9 Comments

1. destr0y3r

Posts: 33; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

lol samsung? no thanks.

4. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Lol apple no thanks it's starting to be rotten!! It's Samsung time to rule.

8. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Why do you automatically assume he/she is an Apple fan?

2. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Instead of this s**t, Google should put more Google + integration throughout their devices.

5. dragonscourgex

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Small problem there, is all Android phones, are not "Google" devices. They just happen to use the open source Android OS.

3. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Samsung really doing it's best to compete, that's should be done now instead of killing the competition. Every company can do what iis good for their business not putting it in a uncompetitive unethical way that will halt innovation, advancement and consumers satisfaction. Haters of samsung will flood this article... as usual nonsense comments.

6. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Why not just intergrate other social networks insteAd?Saves you $ for RaD.

7. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

haha is this the start to a samsung cult??? say it aint soooooooo!

9. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I'll end up using it more than Facebook. It still wouldn't take me away from Google+.

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