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Facebook will shutdown tbh app and two others

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Facebook is shuttering tbh, the anonymous messaging app it acquired in October, along with two others apps, Hello and Moves, due to low usage.

Between the lines: While Facebook acquired tbh at the height of its short-lived popularity, the deal was a clear way for the social media giant to snap up talented entrepreneurs who can build apps that appeal to teens. Tbh's team released the app just as CEO Nikita Bier was deciding to close up shop after several years of experiments, but it found a hit with this last project.