Facebook acquires tbh app, plans to make it a new Instagram

Facebook acquiring anonymous teen compliment app

"When we met with Facebook, we realised that we shared numerous same core values about connecting people through positive interactions".

As everyone has probably guessed, tbh stands for "to be honest". According to a release on the app's site, the company believes that after expanding communication, the internet's "next milestone will be around meeting people's emotional needs". The app generates positive and kind-hearted poll topics, such as "has the most integrity", or "best shoulder to cry on", and then selects four people from a user's uploaded contacts to select from.

The app works by letting users create surveys and send them anonymously to their friends, such as "Who is most likely to be president?" That means they won't have their own building and email addresses, which is in contrast with the situation of teams for other Facebook-owned entities such as Instagram and WhatsApp.

Certain prewritten compliments like "Could win an Olympic gold medal for their eyeliner game" are present in the app as possible answers. "We're impressed by the way tbh is doing this by using polling and messaging, and with Facebook's resources tbh can continue to expand and build positive experiences", said Facebook to The Verge in a statement.

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On its acquisition, tbh said, "We were compelled by the ways they could help us realize tbh's vision and bring it to more people".

They also assure users that tbh will continue the way it is despite the acquisition and that more features are going to come their way.

Facebook on Tuesday confirmed the purchase, announced on TBH's blog, but did not say how much it paid. The questions cover such things as notes of affection ("I will marry them"), straightforward compliments ("Freckles on fleek"), endorsements and sarcasm ("Would drive to your house and wake you up to tell you who finally texted back").

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