Windows Live Favorites V1 Released

favorites.gifIt's a busy day for Windows Live. The Windows Live Favorites team just announced, on their team blog, that WL Favorites V1 has been released.

Fresh out of Beta, WL Favorites is available in 37 countries and 11 languages. Built to compete with such bookmarking services as and Furl, Favorites boasts integration with Windows Live Messenger,, Toolbar, and other Windows Live Services.

As a part of the V1 release, the team has made a bookmarklet available, to make bookmarking with WL Favorites even easier.  According to the team blog, other new features include:

Folder Support – See all of your favorites in folders! Click on the small Folder icon to switch between Top Favorites and Folder Views.

Favorite Count – See exactly how many favorites you have stored.

Add Favorites – You can now add favorites directly from Messenger. Click the down arrow next to "Manage" to manage your favorites, add a favorite, or refresh Messenger's list of favorites.

Some new improvements to the site also are speed, multi-browser support, "multi-select", favorites status, easier sharing, and UI enhancements.

Here is my question to the team though: Where is the Flair? The team gets it. Let's see some of that white go away! :)

See their blog post for all of the details

Live Favorites Team Blog Post

Windows Live Favorites

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