So far, The Spoke seems to be in an early public test phase. There are about a dozen registered community members, or “hubbers,” participating in the message boards.
Within the past few days, Microsoft added a Real Simple Syndication (RSS) feed capability to the site. […]
The Spoke is “almost a competitor to LiveJournal, Blog*spot, etc.,” said one individual evaluating participation, who asked for anonymity.
File this next to Wallop.