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Hotmail Active Views
Active Views are a clever new addition to Hotmail and offer direct access to the content sitting within your email. For example - receive a message from LinkedIn and you can instantly accept friend requests without having to leave you inbox or login to the LinkedIn site proper.
Been sent a link to a video on YouTube or photo on Flickr? Instead of clicking on a link and opening a new window, you can view your videos or photos instantly (the latter will open into a seamless slideshow experience if more than one photo is attached to the email).