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  • Facebook Removes Maps From Nearby Friends Feature

    … Facebook’s Nearby Friends feature is providing less specific information these days. The social network introduced Nearby Friends for iPhone and Android users in April 2014, and the optional feature notified users when friends who had also opted in were nearby, complete with maps and specific location. However, Facebook confirmed to Josh…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 35 readers -
  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … a multibillion-dollar offer to acquire the latter. Facebook attempted to mimic Snapchat’s ephemeral messaging capabilities with Poke. Facebook used to be cool, hip and filled with young people. Now Snapchat is the cool place to share and be seen. Facebook’s answer to Live Stories Facebook wants to be the entire internet, organized and filtered around…

    AllFacebookin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 12 readers -
  • 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…

    Justin Lafferty/ Inside Facebookin Social- 20 readers -
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