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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.

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

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  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … to the increased importance of live content for TV. Internet giants covet TV ad dollars, so certainly the appeal of live video has financial motivations. But there is perhaps a more pressing strategic driver: Snapchat. Snapchat drives a paradigm shift Although Snapchat does not offer truly live video, its Live Stories and selfie-centric camera have…

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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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