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Facebook is shutting down Moments in February

Facebook is shutting down Moments, its photo sharing app.

In an interview with CNET, the company revealed Moments will be shut down at the end of February.

Moments allowed Facebook users to share photos with contacts privately, without uploading them.

“We know the photos people share are important to them so we will continue offering ways to save memories within the Facebook app,” said Rushabh Doshi, Moments’ director of product management.

The company has set up a website that will allow users to export their images before the platform is discontinued.

“You can start your export from any device. If you create private Facebook albums, you’ll see a link next to each moment below that’s ready to view as an album on Facebook,” explains the website.

You can choose between creating a private album for your photos or downloading them.

According to CNET’s report, Facebook chose to close Moments due to low, but unspecified, user numbers.

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