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Facebook’s Snapchat-style Lifestage app for teens is dead

Facebook’s Snapchat-style Lifestage app for teens is dead

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Almost exactly a year ago, Facebook unveiled Lifestage, an iOS app designed for high schoolers to share photos and videos of themselves and connect with classmates. The company has now killed off the platform, pulling it from the App Store earlier this month. Lifestage, which bore a resemblance in functionality to Snapchat, was built by a 20-year-old Facebook employee named Michael Sayman. It failed to catch on widely, and also caused worry with its lack of security, as it had no way of ensuring people who claimed they were below age 21 really were high schoolers. Facebook said in a…

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