Apple’s Ping officially closes, disappears from within iTunes
Ping is no more.
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Right on schedule, Apple has closed up shop on its failed music-meets-social networking experiment Ping.
The closure, which was quietly announced from within iTunes last month and slated for September 30, is simply a removal of the feature from within iTunes software, as well as the iTunes Store. Users who attempt to click on the link get an error message and are sent to the Apple Store home page.
Any playlists users made within Ping have been converted to iMixes, Apple’s publishable playlist format. Meanwhile, Ping users lose their followers and people…
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