Farewell to MSQRD: Facebook has decided to close the service

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Facebook has officially decided to close the application MSQRD: The free tool will no longer be available on the Google Play Store and App Store starting from the next one 13th April.

This was announced by the producers themselves through a post published on social networks, with which they also thanked the numerous users. The news, in fact, had been long overdue. The company does not release updates even since the end of 2016 and few are the contents released on social networks by the team behind MSQRD.



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Facebook purchased this application in 2016, promising users continuous updates. A few months later, the latest update arrived. By purchasing the service, the company was however able to enrich the other applications. Suffice it to say that Facebook and Instagram today offer numerous filters that exploit the potential of AR technology.

MSQRD is an application that has been very successful in the past. It allows you to apply "Masks"Virtual very realistic, thanks to augmented reality. In 2016, the Menlo Park company decided to buy it, promising users that the service would be constantly updated.

In the post shared on Facebook, the developers point out that the effects will still be available on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and Portal. The company, by acquiring MSQRD, therefore had the opportunity to enrich further le other managed applications.



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