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  • Facebook Removes Maps From Nearby Friends Feature

    … Constine of TechCrunch that the maps are being removed, and Nearby Friends now only offers information on which neighborhoods friends are in. Constine also shared the image below of a desktop version of the feature, which provides users with a list of friends who are within a few miles, also by neighborhood, and gives them the option of tapping those…

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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

    … You read the news: Facebook pays celebrities millions of dollars to use Facebook Live. YouTube has brought “live” to mobile. Amazon bought Twitch for almost $1 billion. Twitter has been acquiring more tools to help with Periscope and live streaming. People have been horrifyingly shot or even killed while broadcasting via Facebook Live. Live…

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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. A Facebook…

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