Lycos, the Europe-based portal, just unveiled an effort to bring together its social software technologies — integrating chat, test messaging, file-sharing, storage, mobile communications — into one offering.
It is called Jubii. Eager to try it out, we started the registration process, but were hit with a statement saying it would contact us with “advertisements for products and services of Jubii LLC and/or third parties.” No opt-out. In other words, it lost us. We’ll probably never go back. If you’re interested, though, here’s the Mercury News story on the company.