Facebook Shuts Down Its ‘Notify’ News Notification App

Facebook Shuts Down Its 'Notify' News Notification Appfb has sent out push notifications to all its customers saying that it’s far shutting down its information notification app Notify. The app turned into delivered just seven months ago by way of the social media large.

In November, fb released the app handiest for iOS users. Now facebook determined to kill it, and absorb all of the supported generation into its different merchandise.

The enterprise despatched out notifications that read, “we are transitioning components of Notify into other facebook products, and the app will not be supported.” Notify essentially collated information from round 70 courses and introduced it to customers on their lock display relying on their alternatives.

fb tells TechCrunch, “we can start integrating Notify capability into other fb merchandise, like Messenger, and might be removing Notify from the App shop. considering the fact that launching Notify, we’ve got found out a lot about the way to make notifications as timely and applicable as viable and we heard from humans using the app that Notify helped them live knowledgeable about matters they cared approximately during the day. With greater than 900 million human beings the use of Messenger every month, we assume there may be a super opportunity for publishers to reach even greater human beings interested by real-time updates from their preferred assets.”

Messenger is already rumored to be experimenting with chatbots, and this new notification tech will probably leverage that attempt. Messenger has a large user-base, and will convey greater readers to news websites, than Notify ever did.