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Facebook to shut down TikTok clone Lasso, Pinterest rival Hobbi

Friday 3 July 2020 | 10:06 CET | News
Facebook will shut down TikTok clone Lasso as well as Pinterest rival Hobbi on 10 July, according to TechCrunch. Both services issued push alerts for users announcing them the services will be terminated on 1 July. Lasso was launched in late 2018 as Facebook's response to ByteDance's TikTok. It did not become popular even though it was made available in a number of languages in several countries. However, Facebook continues to offer Reels, the TikTok -inspired feature that's available via Instagram. 

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Companies: Apple / Facebook / Pinterest / TikTok
Countries: World
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