RIP, Facebook Poke

By Chris Taylor

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Facebook quietly withdrew its Poke app from the iOS app store Friday, ending the run of an app that was both a Snapchat competitor and the final iteration of a joke that’s as old as Facebook itself.

Poke allowed you to send ephemeral messages, photos and videos to your friends that would last up to 10 seconds before vanishing forever. If that sounds familiar, it should — it’s an almost exact clone of Snapchat

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