Samsung squashes social network rumors, says Family Story update is coming

Samsung squashes social network rumors, says Family Story update is coming
It turns out that the rumors of a Samsung social network, which have been circulating the blogosphere since yesterday, were a bit overblown. The Korean tech giant officially put an end to all speculation by stating that no such project is on its agenda.

What is being developed instead is an upgrade to Family Story – which is a "family-oriented convergence service that focuses on sharing and storing families’ special moments." The service has been around on Samsung Smart TVs, smartphones, and tablets since February of 2012. The overhaul, however, is not going to turn Family Story into a social network of any kind, let alone a competitor to Facebook.

Yet wouldn't it have been nice if Samsung had come up with a social network of its own? Or would such a Facebook alternative be doomed from the beginning? Feel free to let us know what you think.

source: Samsung

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10 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

is it me or samsung has going TOO FAR!!!!

2. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

so samsung is going to dominate all techno industry?? COOL!!!! RIP FACEBOOK!!!! MUAHAHAHA

3. snowgator

Posts: 3614; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Isn't "Chat-On" a social site Sammy is starting for owners of it's mobile phones?

8. ph00ny

Posts: 1991; Member since: May 26, 2011

Isn't chat-on just a "chat" program?

4. ieronz

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

they had better not..

5. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Lol famsung...

6. Suts_97

Posts: 128; Member since: May 05, 2012

Samsung, please don't keep low profile, you can make it, make a social network!

7. Croxy

Posts: 55; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Please anyone? Is there someone who needs another social network??

9. ph00ny

Posts: 1991; Member since: May 26, 2011

Basically it's a family multimedia sharing portal that someone thought would be used as social network? LOL

10. joey18

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

Well is free come on

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