News Analysis

Facebook kills Creative Labs, shifts innovation strategy

Facebook shuttered its Creative Labs division and killed off three applications the team created. The move suggests the social media giant will be less public in development of experimental services, but it could also signify a major shift in its innovation strategy.
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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: