Companies like Google, Apple, and Microsoft may just be some of the biggest companies in the world, but that doesn’t mean that they haven’t had their own shares of big flops. Let’s take a look at some of their products that just seemed to miss the mark entirely!
If any other company had started this social media platform, they’d probably be in the dust right now. However, although people do not generally use Google +, it does have its purposes when it comes to digital marketing. Having said that, it seems like marketers are the only ones who actually post things in the circles on this platform.
What’s the Zune, you ask? Good question. Back when the iPod was still a little new and people were just starting to get into it, Microsoft decided to introduce its own version of a music player called Zune. Needless to say, it just didn’t work. The iPod was far better in terms of aesthetics and functionality and the Zune just came across as a poor imitation.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung is known for its flagship cell phones and is known to offer really great specs. In fact, the note 9 is one of the most anticipated flagship android phones. However, the Galaxy Note 7 was nothing more than a P.R nightmare. While there was nothing really wrong with the specs and offerings, this phone had one thing that other’s did not: a tendency to burst into flames. Samsung had to recall these phones and took a huge hit because of them.
When people think of bad Windows OS, they often think of Vista. So you can imagine how bad Windows 8 was as it was rated even lower than Vista. The market shares for this OS had pretty much plummeted and the OS itself left users dissatisfied with the change in software.
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Twitter Music is proof that sometimes, it’s best to just stick with what you know, instead of trying something random and new for the sake of it. Twitter had announced the launch of its music app called Twitter Music way back in 2013. However the app failed spectacularly and was then shut down by the parent company.