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George Ma
March 15 16:06

Facebook will close app with MSQRD face masks

MSQRD was bought by Facebook in 2016.
Facebook will close MSQRD augmented reality selfie app, Business Insider reports citing the company.
Starting April 13, 2020, MSQRD will disappear from the App Store and Google Play and will no longer work on smartphones and tablets. It will be integrated into Facebook applications. MSQRD team will continue to develop Spark AR technology, a platform for creating masks for Instagram and Facebook. The effects created in Spark AR were used by over 1 billion people on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and Portal, The Verge wrote in August 2019.
MSQRD allows you to put masks on your face in real time. In 2016, Masquerade Technologies was acquired by Facebook. For the last three years the application has not been updated, but was available for download.