Facebook Ends Questions App For Users

By Justin Lafferty 

Wondering whatever happened to Questions? You won’t be able to ask that through Facebook anymore. The social network confirmed to AllFacebook that it is phasing out its Questions application for users, starting Friday.

Facebook has tried to find ways to push Questions, but the site recently decided to pull the plug on the program. In August, Facebook was testing a complete redesign of Questions in an effort to make it more visual and engaging. The site added images to correspond with answers, but apparently it wasn’t enough to motivate people to use Questions.

Questions won’t go away immediately: Users will notice its absence over the next few days, but they will still have access to past questions they have asked. Pages and groups can still use Questions.

A Facebook spokesperson confirmed this latest development in an email to AllFacebook:

Yes, starting today, we are going to begin removing the Questions feature from the composer for users. The removal will happen over the course of a couple of days. Pages and groups will still have the Questions functionality, and users can still access all past Questions and answers. We’re choosing to focus our efforts elsewhere.

The conclusion of Questions was first noticed by TechCrunch.

Readers: Will you miss Questions?

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