X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Facebook Poke Mobile: This Message Will Self-Destruct in 5 Seconds

by Range
Advertisement

It seems there is always someone Poking you on Facebook. To be honest, I’ve never replied to Pokes since they’re pretty silly, but Facebook has recently launched a new mobile app that will take things beyond the usual Poke.

facebook poke app photo

Facebook Poke allows users to alert to their Facebook friends, sending quick, disposable messages, photos or video in order to share them without posting them to your timeline.

Pokes are set to self-destruct, lasting for 1, 3, 5 or 10 seconds after viewing. Basically, if you use it to send racy pictures to your boyfriend/girlfriend, knowing that they will be erased fairly quickly. In addition, Facebook says they are wiping out all of the Pokes encryption keys 2 days after viewing the message, so they can’t be recovered. Then again, you never know what Facebook will do with them. Ultimately, don’t they need to monetize them? After all, they do have shareholders these days.

iOS users can grab Facebook Poke on the App Store now. There’s no word on an Android version as of yet.

[via Facebook]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Kingdom KAS Obebodd Bike

Kingdom KAS Obebodd Bike

Pinstriped for MacOS

Pinstriped for MacOS

Bobby Brown: Roots Lead to Water

Bobby Brown: Roots Lead to Water

Advertisement
Hyundai HyperEconiq Ioniq Concept Heads to SEMA 2017

Hyundai HyperEconiq Ioniq Concept Heads to SEMA 2017

Stunning 1973 Porsche Carrera RS Lightweight for Sale

Stunning 1973 Porsche Carrera RS Lightweight for Sale

2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante Drops Its Top

2018 Aston Martin DB11 Volante Drops Its Top