All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘FriendThem’

Facebook Kills “Find Friends Nearby”

Well, that was fast. Facebook has pulled their new Find Friends Nearby feature. Introduced over the weekend, Find Friends Nearby allowed users to easily add people near them to their friends list. All you had to do was open the website on your phone’s browser (or navigate to the Find Friends Nearby section of the iOS or Android app) and …

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Friendthem CEO On Suing Facebook: We Have Multiple Emails [Exclusive]

As previously reported, Friendthem CEO Charles Sankowich is saying that his company is going to sue Facebook over a new feature the company has rolled out, called, “Find Friends Nearby“. The feature comes from Facebook’s recent acquisition of social discovery app Glancee, but Sankowich says Facebook really stole the idea from him, and he intends to bring his story to …

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CEO Says Facebook Stole His Idea, Expects to Sue Very Shortly

Over the weekend, Facebook rolled out a new feature called Find Friends Nearby. It enables you to discover people around you and make new friends. It sounds like your basic social discovery functionality (the huge trend at SXSW this year). According to Friendthem CEO Charles Sankowich, however, it’s just a rip off of his company’s idea and trademark. Sankowich gave …

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