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Venture capitalists give Snapchat a $13.5M poke

App that spawned a Facebook knockoff nails down a nice chunk of change, as VC's daughter chatters on about it.

By Feb. 9, 2013

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Poke for mobile: Facebook's new sexting app

The app sends messages, photos, and videos that expire seconds after they're sent. Perfect for the type of communication you don't want falling into the wrong hands.

By Dec. 21, 2012

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Turns out Snapchat, Poke videos don't actually disappear

Videos sent through Snapchat or Facebook's Poke app are supposed to vanish after several seconds -- yet they're still viewable if someone knows where to look.

By Dec. 28, 2012

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Ep. 1453: The poke lobby

On today's show, prep is minimal, but the news is pretty interesting: Amazon's cloud service went down overnight, taking lots of sites with it -- including the Cydia jailbreak app delivery store. Apple blew it out with earnings, and so did Verizon -- and HTC Thunderbolt sales. We continue to debunk the iPhone tracking "discovery," but that doesn't mean we're not worried about the data. And Amazon's increasingly imminent tablet, too. --Molly

By Apr. 25, 2011

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Don't poke the baby

Windows Phone 7 is finally getting its first update, the iPad 2 may be delayed until June, and a man in Egypt names his baby girl Facebook. No poking please.

By Feb. 22, 2011

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Don't poke the baby

Windows Phone 7 is finally getting its first update, the iPad 2 may be delayed until June, and a man in Egypt names his baby girl Facebook. No poking please.

By Feb. 22, 2011

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Facebook hides 'Poke' button ahead of rumored redesign

The social network's most curious and confusing feature has quietly been given a much lower profile on your friends' profiles.

By Sep. 19, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1453: The poke lobby (Podcast)

On today's show, prep is minimal, but the news is pretty interesting: Amazon's cloud service went down overnight, taking lots of sites with it -- including the Cydia jailbreak app delivery store. Apple blew it out with earnings, and so did Verizon -- and HTC Thunderbolt sales. We continue to debunk the iPhone tracking "discovery," but that doesn't mean we're not worried about the data. And Amazon's increasingly imminent tablet, too. --Molly

By Apr. 21, 2011

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Facebook: Give peace a poke

The social network is part of something called "Peace Dot," a forthcoming initiative from Stanford University to promote global peace and anti-violence activism.

By Oct. 27, 2009

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Facebook poke leads to divorce

Georgina Hobbs-Meyer, married for only six months, caught her husband having cyber sex with another woman. The next step, naturally, was divorce.

By Feb. 3, 2009