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


The old url for Soapbox,, 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