Facebook misfires: Weird apps and experiments that never took off



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Today, Facebook launched Notify, an iPhone app that sends news alerts to your phone's homescreen.


It's the latest in a long line of experiments from the company that orders employees to "Move Fast and Break Things."

Some of these experiments have been spectacularly successful - like Facebook Messenger, which took Facebook's messaging platform and broke it out into a separate mobile app back in 2011, and now has more than 700 million users.

Others, not so much...