Microsoft Adds Rooms To Windows Phone 8′s People Hub For Private Group Messaging, Lists, Location; Rooms Support iPhone, WP7

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http://techcrunch.com – Another update to Windows Phone 8 that’s been announced today is a new feature in the People Hub called Rooms. We had heard about this vaguely in leaks, but now it’s official. This allows Windows Phone 8 users to parcel up their contacts so they send group messages to particular sub-sets of people, share location, calendars, shared to-do lists and more. WP8 will include a Family Room as standard but users can create Rooms for any contacts. ”A Family Room is part of Windows Phone 8 right out of the box,” said Joe Belfiore. Rooms are designed to “gather people into set (IT news)