The Facebook poke is back, but this time there's a bit more to it.
Facebook released a notifications app on Wednesday that drives a variety of news, sports, weather and other timely information right to your smartphone lock screen.
The app, called Notify, has already been released and is only available on iOS for iPhones at the moment
The app asks users to pick from a variety of different media organizations — which Facebook is calling stations — that will then use push notifications to bring relevant info to your smartphone without having to go find it.
Facebook's Notify comes hot on the heels of other efforts by tech and social media companies to become a go-to source for news. Apple dropped Apple News in June. Twitter finally released Moments in October. Snapchat came out with Discover way back in January. Facebook has been pushing out Instant Articles. Read more...