Several years ago, Facebook launched an app called Moments. The app was designed to be a private photo sharing platform where users could upload and share photos with people that they wanted to, versus their Facebook profiles which are sometimes visible to the public. Unfortunately it seems that the app has come to an end.

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In a statement made to CNET, director of product management for Moments, Rushabh Doshi, confirmed that the app would be killed off and that the service would be shutting down. “We’re ending support for the Moments app, which we originally launched as a place for people to save their photo. We know the photos people share are important to them so we will continue offering ways to save memories within the Facebook app.”

Presumably this is due to the lack of usage of the app, which shouldn’t be too surprising since we’re not sure if the app was ever necessary to begin with. In more recent times with the Facebook privacy scandals, it feels like there are now even less reasons to use such an app. Users who want to export their photos that they’ve uploaded to Moments will be able to do so by heading to a special website that Facebook has setup for this purpose.

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