Microsoft News replaced by Microsoft Start in Windows 11

by Don Sharpe
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  • Microsoft Start replaces Microsoft News.
  • Microsoft Start comes in a new design but will offer the same services.
  • The aim is to continue avoiding fake news.

Recently, Microsoft has been in the top headlines as it boasts of an array of features for the long-awaited release of Windows 11. The replacement of Microsoft News also joins the list of new updates expected from the October 5 release date.

Web browsers, iOs, and Android also benefit

If you are an iOs or Android fan, you have not been left out. Microsoft Start will also be available on both platforms. 

For web browsers, a web portal has been made available for ease 

Same old service, different design

Whereas Microsoft Start will be replacing Microsoft News, users can expect the same services only with a new UI design. Microsoft boasts of its news platform for standing out from the crowd by using an AI machine and machine learning to avoid spreading fake news.

The news feed is tailored to suit your interests based on your searches and online activity and creates a curated list from over 1000 publishers.

With the Windows 11 update and overhaul of the menu, users are bound to be a little confused since the start menu button has been quite prominent for a few years now. However, change is always welcomed, and this could be just a new way for users to actually keep tabs on news pieces that interest them. 

Users on Twitter are keen to try out Microsoft Start. 

It will be interesting to see feedback in a couple of months to see how it worked out for them.

As we near the official release date for Windows 11, which features are you more excited about? Let us know in the comment section below.

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