MSN Soapbox now part of MSN Video (beta)

A number of changes to MSN Soapbox just occured, most notably that Soapbox is no longer a stand-alone site, but has become a tab at http://next.video.msn.com.

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The old url for Soapbox, Soapbox.msn.com, now resolves to show the “Soapbox User Videos” tab.

In addition, according to Brandon LeBlanc at WindowsVistaBlog, changes in MSN Video “V4” include:

  • Enhanced copyright violation notifications
  • Improved encoding time, meaning videos are uploaded faster
  • A new Mini-Showcase
  • and a new wider design for the MSN Videos site