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Facebook does iOS alerts with new Notify app

Notify, Facebook's new iOS app for alerts, seems simple on the surface, but the company's endgame is much more complex.
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Matt Kapko has been writing about technology since before the dawn of the iPhone, and covering media well before it was social. Matt lives with his wife in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He can be reached on Twitter: @mattkapko or by email: matt@kapko.co.