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Facebook test prompts users to connect with friends abroad by posting a status update

As Facebook continues to explore new verticals, such as virtual reality (VR), drone-powered internet access, and computer vision research, it’s easy to forget about the company’s core raison d’être — as a platform for sharing information with friends. It’s generally accepted that people are sharing fewer personal updates than they once did — that’s not to say […]
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