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MSN Messenger

Tech journalist Jack Dearlove talks to software developer Jonathan Kay about defunct software MSN Messenger. What was its significance and why do they both miss it so much?

Tech journalist Jack Dearlove grew up with Microsoft Messenger. Back in the early 2000s, it was vital for teen communication. Jack is nostalgic about it, and he’s not alone. Here he speaks to software developer Jonathan Kay who has tried to keep MSN Messenger alive even after Microsoft tried to kill it off.

Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

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