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What’s Up with Snapchat’s New Discover feature?

On January 27, I got a message from Snapchat that simply had me go to the App Store to download a new update. I had no idea what I was getting into—or, should I say, what Snapchat was getting into. Turns out, Snapchat has updated its app to include a Discover feature. Team Snapchat says, [...]

Rumor: Twitter Launching New In-App Video Features Within Next Few Weeks

Rumor: Twitter Launching New In-App Video Features Within Next Few Weeks

When it comes to video, Twitter isn’t the social media service most people think of first. Sure, the microblogging company owns Vine, the service that lets you create six-second clips and easily share with others, but for the most part, video has been the domain of Instagram, Snapchat, and lately, Facebook. Twitter hopes to change [...]

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Sony Hack Reveals a Lot of Snapchat’s Future Plans

Remember last month when I told you about Sony Pictures being hacked? Well, as it turned out, it was kinda a big deal, and some of the e-mails that were leaked because of this hack had to do with Snapchat. Here’s a rundown of the basics: Snapchat bought a QR scanning app/service called Scan.me (a company Zagg [...]

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Send Money Through Snapchat

Snapchat has just announced that you will now be able to send money through their app, due to their partnership with Square. Square Cash is an app that lets you send money to anyone for free. Mike posted about his experience using cash just a few weeks ago. Give it a read. He absolutely loved [...]

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Oh Look, Microsoft Made Its Own Snapchat Clone Called WindUp

Windows Phone users often get left out when it comes to new apps, as developers look to launch mainly on Android and iOS. Point in case: there’s still no official Snapchat app for Windows Phone 8. Instead, you’re left with a few unofficial choices that independent developers have hacked together (6Snap, and Snapchat for Windows [...]

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$10 billion: The Cost to Buy Snapchat OR These 20 Unique, Rare Things Instead

$10 billion is the latest valuation floating around for Snapchat, the wildly popular instant messaging app for iOS and Android. That’s an unfathomable amount of money. Here are 20 things you could buy with $10 billion, instead of Snapchat, to help put that figure in perspective. Keep in mind: Snapchat is a less than three [...]

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Facebook and Instagram Attempt to Take on Snapchat with New App Called Bolt

If you aren’t already convinced that every tech company with a pulse wants to dominate the instant messaging space, yet another app is making its debut: Bolt. For all intents and purposes, it’s another Snapchat clone, this time developed by Instagram (owned by Facebook). Facebook launched Slingshot back in June, which was received with lackluster [...]

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Mark Cuban Wants Your Text Messages to Self Destruct

Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and frequent “shark” on Shark Tank, has been pushing a new app on Twitter lately—Cyber Dust. It destroys text messages, much like Snapchat destroys photos. (PS, his handle for the app is @blogmaverick.) Cyber Dust for iOS (and coming soon for Android) sends completely encrypted text messages that [...]

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Get The Scoop: Slingshot Vs Snapchat

After last week’s accidental launch, Facebook has now intentionally launched their jab in response to Snapchat’s success, and they’re calling it Slingshot. Within the U.S. it is available on iOS and Android. Why has Facebook created yet another app? How does it compare to Snapchat? Can Facebook pull off creating a real competitor app? These [...]

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This App Is Basically Snapchat For Texts, Once Read, They Disappear

With so much written communication in our society today, it is easy to understand why some people are concerned about their words being used against them. Whether it is discussing confidential information or everyday gossip, having written proof or documentation should be avoided. Confide is an app that solves this problem. Like Snapchat, once your [...]

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