"With the Poke app, you can poke or send a message, photo, or video to Facebook friends to share what you're up to in a lightweight way," Facebook explains.
"You can poke an individual friend or several at once. Each message expires after a specific time you've set, either 1, 3, 5 or 10 seconds. When time runs out, the message disappears from the app," it adds.
Facebook is the behemoth of the social space and it's beginning toflex its muscles. Lately, Facebook started focusing on the mobile space and, perhaps a good idea, is more keen on creating interesting products rather than just expand the monolithic Facebook as much as possible.
The dedicated Facebook Messenger app is the perfect example; all of its features are part of the proper Facebook app, but Messenger is more streamlined and clearer in its purposes. If you just want to send a message or see what others sent you,