In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time - Anthony J. D'Angelo
In June 2016, Facebook reported that it would close its mobile development platform Parse in 2017 to focus efforts on other projects. Facebook bought Parse in 2013 and had customers such as Quip and Orbitz, according to the New York Times.
Facebook are reportedly open-sourcing the Parse server and offering a migration tool to help integrated apps migrate to other platforms.