Facebook confirms it will discontinue three apps due to low usage

Facebook confirms it will discontinue three apps due to low usage
Three apps that didn't find enough audience to justify the resources Facebook is pouring in will be shut down in the coming weeks, the company announced recently in a blog post. The three app have been acquired or are Facebook's own creation: Hello, Moves, and tbh.

Hello is an Android app that Facebook launched three years ago in just three countries: Brazil, Nigeria, and the United States. Since you've probably never heard of it, we'll let you know that Hello was a dialer app that would allow users to combine info from their Facebook with details on their phones.

The second app that will be discontinued, Moves was acquired by Facebook back in 2014. It allows users to record their daily activities such as walking, cycling and running, much like today's fitness apps.

Last but not least, tbh is another app acquired by Facebook last year, an anonymous social media app for high school students in the United States. Unfortunately, just like the other two, it didn't find enough audience among youngsters.


As per Facebook's statement, Hello and tbh apps will be discontinued in the next few weeks, while Moves will be shut down on July 31.

source: Facebook

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4 Comments

1. matistight

Posts: 982; Member since: May 13, 2009

What a waste of money on their side

2. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Time to clean up a bit before any dirts found by others it seems.

3. tokuzumi

Posts: 1868; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

I didn't even know these apps existed

4. JayBEE

Posts: 179; Member since: Apr 03, 2014

Meh, I was hoping to read that they were discontinuing their Messenger app.

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