– User interface has been updated, including the toasts.
– Sign-in screen has been restyled.
– New program/tray icon.
– Updated e-mail icon showing the number of new e-mails more clearly.
– Updated Group window header
– SkyDrive officially replaces sharing folders feature (Actions > View your online files).
– Expanded What’s new area shows more details (eg. complete Tweets, added pictures, etc.) and Post a note has been updated for some items.
– What’s new per contact in conversation window.
– You cannot choose your own signature sound any longer. You can only assign signature sounds to your contacts.
– Webcam snapshot has been renamed to Webcam Picture.
– Tile with moods has been renamed to Dynamic Picture.
– Modify moods, videos and/or pictures of previously made Dynamic Pictures.
– Change scene option added to status dropdown list.
– More default Scenes.
– Updated and new static/animated display pictures featuring the Messenger buddy, Morty and Daisy… Err, who?
– Windows 7 Jumplists.
– Save pictures presented through PhotoShare (Previous photo/Next photo/Save photo).
– What’s new list options accessible through an icon next to What’s new header, or from a button in Options > Layout.