Zuckerberg talks about connecting with communities and helping the world become less fragmented but Facebook doesn't want you to make a bunch of friends with people you don't know.
That would just complicate the product and change the context too much.
They just launched live streaming video on Skout last week, using the same engine as Meetme.
The Meet Group (formerly Meetme) acquired Skout in 2016 and if(we) which operates Tagged, in 2017 and has been working to merge the platforms so members can interact between all three apps: Meetme, Skout and Tagged.
Many of them use geo-location services to let you know who’s in the area and if you can meet up.
This feature is often used for the more casual dater, but don’t let that steer you away.
Video is now available to all of Tagged and is being well adopted and used." By early next year, Geoff said they will have Tagged, Skout and Meetme on one video platform and they're working on adding some interesting new video features like the ability to add guest videos into a stream. Facebook, Match and The Meet Group all seem to share a common cause in helping people meet.
But the nuances of these services differ in that Facebook helps people stay in contact with people they already know, Match helps people within the context of wanting to meet a mate, and "Meetme and Tagged are the neighborhood bar, stated Geoff.