Poke

  • Facebook Removes Maps From Nearby Friends Feature

    … friends’ names to send them messages. Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing this feature. Earlier this month, the social network also began testing a Poke-like feature called Send a Wave, and a Facebook spokesperson told SocialTimes: We are testing a new feature within Nearby Friends allowing people to send their friends a waving…

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  • Facebook Testing ‘Send a Wave’ Feature Within Nearby Friends

    … Featured Jobs Social Media Director Excelle Sports New York City, New York Editorial Director, Audience Development and Engagement Dance.com New York City, New York Social Media Coordinator Victoria King Public Relations Los Angeles, California Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Urban League New York City, New York Writer/Reporter…

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  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … and gone. More recently, you could almost blink and miss the hype and fade-out of Meerkat as it was compromised by larger players with built-in audiences. But why now are the “big internet companies” pushing live streaming with such vigor? Why is live video so hot right now? The rise of DVRs, time-shifted TV, “Netflix and chill” and more has led…

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  • Facebook shutters Poke, Camera apps

    Facebook confirmed Monday that iOS apps Poke and Camera have been removed from the App Store. Poke, launched December 2012, was thought of as a Snapchat competitor, but flopped early. Camera, which Facebook announced May 2012, had Instagram-like features. Now that Facebook owns Instagram, there’s less of a need for Camera.

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