Facebook shuts down three mobile apps, including fitness tracker Moves

All three apps will have their user data erased from existence within 90 days, according to Facebook.

Elsewhere, there's Moves. That's another app that works on the premise that you don't really need a fitness tracker on your wrist if you carry your phone around with you everywhere. The newest announcement out of Facebook, though, is that it's sunsetting three apps that ended up not getting much traction inside the 2.2 billion user-strong network. Like Moves, Android dialers are hardly difficult to come by, and the Facebook-branded version struggled to offer much more than what was readily available elsewhere.

Facebook is also shutting down Moves at the end of the month, Moves being a fitness app the company bought in 2014 that records all of your daily activity like walking, cycling and running.

"With the exception of WhatsApp, I think most significant Facebook acquisitions are not about acquiring a particular app or audience, but about technology - such as speech recognition, AI, and computer vision - and a team behind a particular concept or technology", he said. It allowed users to combine contact details on their phone with information from Facebook.

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Facebook is deprecating these apps due to low usage, the company wrote in a blog post late on Monday. Last but not least, tbh is another app acquired by Facebook a year ago, an anonymous social media app for high school students in the United States.

"We regularly review our apps to assess which ones people value most".

Last but not least is tbh, an anonymous social media app designed for high school students. The app let users participate in anonymous polls and give positive feedback to friends. We know some people are still using these apps and will be disappointed-and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank them for their support. Facebook will be "deprecating" Hello in a few weeks, we're told. It's only by trial and error, Facebook says, that they'll create great social experiences for people.

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