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Facebook Testing Snapchat-like Photo Editor For iOS

06/28/2015, One of the features of Snapchat is the ability to overlay your photos with other graphics and text, giving your friends a more interesting and potentially more entertaining photo to look at. Given that Facebook had failed to acquire Snapchat, it doesn’t...

Snapchat Update Lets You Swap Between Cameras While Recording

06/09/2015, At the moment if you were to record a Snapchat video, you can either choose to record using the front-facing camera or the rear-facing camera. Unfortunately you will not be able to swap between either cameras during recording which can be a bit...

One Of Snapchat’s Key Features Could Be Going Away

05/26/2015, One of the ways Snapchat has managed to prevent users from taking screenshots of snaps that have been sent is by implementing a hold-to-view feature. Basically what this means is that in order to view the snap, users would have to press and hold the...

Snapchat Has Plans For An Official Windows Phone App

05/18/2015, One of the main reasons why first time smartphone buyers choose iOS or Android over competitors like Windows Phone or BlackBerry is the fact that those platforms have infinitely more applications available as opposed to the ones that are hanging on for...

Snapchat To Start A News Divison, Ropes In CNN Reporter

04/27/2015, Snapchat is going to launch a news division and it has roped in CNN’s political correspondent Peter Hamby to join it as the Head of News. However, Hamby will still be contributing to CNN until 2016, his job at Snapchat would be to share his virtues on...

Snapchat For iOS Bug Lets Users Record Videos As Long As They Want

04/23/2015, Snapchat allows users to send videos to one another, but perhaps in a bid to make these videos more downloadable, they have limited the length of each video to about 10 seconds. However in a recently discovered bug for the iOS version of Snapchat, it...

Snapchat Updates Its Best Friend List Using Emojis

04/07/2015, Snapchat assumes that the people you tend to share photos and videos with the most are your best friends, or at least very good friends and previously used to lump them into a “best friends” list, showing you a list of people whom you frequently...

Snapchat Blocks Off Access From Third-Party Apps

04/02/2015, If you’re a Snapchat user who is accessing the app via a third-party client, you might be interested to learn that Snapchat has recently confirmed that they will now be blocking off access from these clients. According to Steve Levy at Backchannel,...

Alibaba Reportedly Invests $200 Million In Snapchat

03/12/2015, There were many rumors floating recently that Snapchat could receive a substantial investment from one of China’s top companies and now a report “confirms” that this has indeed happened. According to sources cited in the report...

Google+ Splits Into Google Photos and Streams

03/02/2015, There is a new sheriff in town, Bradley Horowitz, a seasoned Google vice president of product has just announced via Google+ (of course), that he will take on the new lead position for Google Photos and Streams; two products the outcome of the Google+...

Snapchat Users Can Now Play Music And Record Video Simultaneously

02/19/2015, Snapchat has been trying out some new features that integrate music into its popular application. It has released a new update for its mobile app that brings a feature many would appreciate. The feature allows users to record video through the Snapchat...

Snapchat Testing Localized ‘Our Stories’ Feature

02/15/2015, Snapchat originally introduced the “Our Stories” feature to cover major events like the 2014 Football World Cup and more recently the Grammy Awards. The feature presents a curated and crowdsourced collection to all users around the world who...