Facebook shut down tbh, Moves, Hello apps

FILE – In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File) (Noah Berger)

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Facebook is shedding dead weight.

The social network on Monday announced that it is shutting down tbh, a teenager, messaging and polling app acquired last year, and the two others by the “low use.” The other Facebook apps to get of the boat are Hello and Moves.

Launched in 2015, Hello, which earned a “good” rating in PCMag’s review, connect Facebook with your phone to tell you who is calling you, even if you don’t have their number saved. Facebook said that it will be depreciated Hello “in a few weeks.”

The fitness-tracking Moves app, which Facebook purchased in 2014, the records of your daily activities, such as hiking, cycling and running. Facebook plans for the amortisation of the Moves app, Moves, API on July 30.

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Within the 90 days, the company plans to remove all user data of all three apps.

“We regularly review our apps to review what people appreciate the most,” the company wrote in its announcement. “Sometimes this means closing an app and the corresponding Apis. We know that some people still use these apps and will be disappointed and we would like to take this opportunity to thank them for their support. But we have to prioritise our work, so we don’t spread ourselves too thin. And it is only by trial and error, that we create a great social experience for people.”

Meanwhile, Facebook recently cancelled Aquila, a drone project had been working on since 2014 that aimed to bring internet access to the estimated 4 billion people live in areas of the world where the infrastructure is not in place to offer.

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