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Despite security breaches and other questions of privacy, Snapchat remains a wildly popular app.
In late 2012, Facebook launched a stand alone app called Poke, hoping it would become a Snapchat killer.
Did anyone ever even use the Poke app (screenshot below)?
I downloaded it, but since none of my friends were on it, I deleted it.
Poke was such an #EpicFail for Facebook, the news on how bad the app was took over the headlines. Click here to read the March 2013 article I wrote about Poke.
Facebook quietly got rid of the app and apparently went back to the drawing board. Enter Slingshot!
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