The Fall 2012 Update currently rolling out removes Twitter and Facebook from the Xbox dashboard, and Microsoft have confirmed the apps are officially being ‘retired.’ Speaking to IGN, Microsoft said it’s “retiring the Facebook and Twitter apps,” although the company didn’t comment regards whether or not they may ever return. Microsoft is recommending Xbox users instead access Twitter and Facebook via Internet Explorer 9, which is included in the Fall Update. Read the full story at Joystiq.
Xbox unfollows Twitter & unfriends Facebook, apps ‘retired’ from dash
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