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Apple to kill Ping social network in next major iTunes update

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Apple's Ping, the music-based social network that has struggled to find any sort of dedicated fanbase, is set to be killed off with the next iTunes update and the public release of iOS 6, according to The Wall Street Journal. According to the publication:

Ping, which still exists today in iTunes 10.6.3 and the iOS 6 beta - where it doesn't work, will be gone with the software's next major release, likely scheduled for this fall. And at that point Apple's social networking offerings will shift to Twitter and new partner Facebook entirely.

We don't know too many people who'll miss it. Ping has been a far too barren wasteland for far too long. If its something you enjoy, though, then start saying your goodbyes.

Read More | WSJ

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iTunes 10.6.3 now available

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Music, Software

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Apple has released iTunes 10.6.3, which includes support for Mountain Lion and the iOS 6 beta, both of which were announced at this morning's WWDC 2012 keynote. Download it now!

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