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Bump And Flock Are Shutting Down This Month

Bump And Flock Are Shutting Down This Month

By Chris Crum January 2, 2014

Bump announced that it had been acquired by Google back in September. At the time, the company said that both the Bump app and its Flock photo sharing app would continue on. That is no longer the case. Bump revealed …

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