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Tech that died in 2018

Monday December 31, 2018. 12:30 PM , from PC World
Tech that died in 2018
As 2018 draws to a close, we bid adieu to many products and services in our beloved world of consumer technology. Some were old stalwarts that finally gave way to the passage of time. Others were short-lived trends, or ideas quickly abandoned. Here’s our look at this year’s greats and 'not-so-greats'—those that passed into the history books or were sent straight to null.Social Media Fizzlers
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Social media is always a wasteland of detritus, as Facebook and Twitter ( mostly Facebook) continue to drag us slowly toward a surveillance state. Klout gave up trying on May 25, 2018, when owner Lithium Technologies shut down the site. Klout tried to add value to social media by ranking users with a numerical “Klout Score,” purportedly representing each person’s influence online.To read this article in full, please click here
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