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[ NNSquad ] Facebook rolls out "self-destructing" pokes (of course, they'll still be saved)

Facebook rolls out "self-destructing" pokes (of course, they'll still
be saved)

http://j.mp/VcAwgZ  (PC World)

   "Facebook has reinvented its Poke feature with a new standalone iOS app
    that lets you send messages, photos and videos to your friends on the
    social networking service that disappear within 10 seconds of someone
    opening them."

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Let see how long it takes someone to build a simple way for people to
screenshot and/or otherwise save these in an undetectable (by
Facebook) fashion, not to mention cell phone cameras ready to go.  And
does Facebook keep a record of all these?  We can assume so.  I've
always thought the choice of the term "poke" told us a lot about

Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org/pfir-info
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