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Facebook[1] Paper, an innovative mobile application developed by Facebook Creative Labs, was their inaugural product. The app was designed to deliver a distinctive Facebook experience with its magazine-like grid structure, offering a fresh method for users to explore and engage with media. The content selection was a mix of editorial curation and social cues. While its contemporary design and content-centric approach garnered praise, it also sparked controversy due to similarities with established brands. Legal issues led to the app’s discontinuation in 2016. Facebook Paper was a pivotal talking point in debates about Facebook’s place in the media landscape and was considered a significant milestone in the company’s growth.

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1. Facebook ( Facebook ) Meta Platforms, previously known as Facebook, is a prominent internet corporation that originated as a social networking site. The brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, Meta Platforms swiftly spread from Harvard to other educational institutions, eventually reaching the wider public and becoming a global sensation. Its appealing user interface and diverse features such as Groups, the Developer Platform, and Meta Platforms Dating are well-known. Despite encountering backlash over matters like privacy violations and the proliferation of misinformation, Meta Platforms continues to hold a strong position in the digital sphere. It has made remarkable progress in the realm of technology, including the creation of its distinctive data storage system, the employment of PHP for its platform, and the introduction of the Hack programming language. In the past few years, the company has pivoted its attention towards the metaverse, a virtual reality domain where users can engage with a digitally-created environment.
Facebook Paper (Wikipedia)

Facebook Paper was a standalone mobile app created by Facebook, only for iOS, that intended to serve as a phone-based equivalent of a newspaper or magazine. The app was announced by Facebook on January 30, 2014, and released for iOS on February 3, 2014. The iPhone app appeared in the iOS App Store as "Paper – stories from Facebook"; there was no iPad version. Facebook shut Paper down on July 29, 2016.

Developer(s)Facebook, Inc.
Initial releaseFebruary 3, 2014 (2014-02-03)
Final release
1.2.6 / March 11, 2015; 9 years ago (2015-03-11)
Operating systemiOS 7 and later
Size49.7 MB
Available inEnglish
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