Microsoft talks about Windows Phone 7 Mango Twitter and LinkedIn integration

The upcoming Mango update for Windows Phone 7 users will have a large number of new features and improvements. This week Microsoft updated its official YouTube channel for Windows Phone 7 that goes over a number of those new Mango features and updates. One of the videos shows how the Mango update will add Twitter and LinkedIn integration directly into Windows Phone 7.

The YouTube video, shown below, is narrated by Stuart Bottom, the program manager for the Windows Phone's Communications Group. He states that both the 140 character Twitter site and the business oriented LinkedIn service will be added to the People section of Windows Phone 7 in the Mango update. Windows Phone 7 users already have integrated Facebook and Windows Live features.

Bottom says that under the Mango update users will be able to "tweet" directly from Windows Phone 7's Mango version along with the other social networks that are supported. If you are a person who uses all of the social networks that the Mango update will add you may get flooded with messages from all four networks. In that case the video shows that you will be able to filter news results inside Windows Phone 7 with the new Mango Update. The main Windows Phone 7 screen will also have a way for users to be notified if a "tweet" mentions their name or if a Facebook photo has been tagged with your name or even if someone writes on your Facebook wall.

While Microsoft has yet to give a concrete release date for the Mango update rumors have the first Mango-based phone to be released in mid-August.

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