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Facebook makes 13 attempts to clone Snapchat. Lucky for some?

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Facebook makes 13 attempts to clone Snapchat. Lucky for some?

Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before: Facebook has released a Snapchat clone. The new standalone app offers ephemeral picture and video messaging, as well as the all-important AR lenses – sorry, “masks” – and is particularly targeted at users in emerging markets.