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Snapchat Reportedly Working On A News Service Of Sorts

08/20/2014, Ephemeral messaging application Snapchat has seen a meteoric rise in the not so distant past. The company itself is believed to be at a $10 billion valuation with over 500 million snaps being sent by users every day and an average user checking his or her...

WindUp Is Microsoft’s Snapchat Alternative For Windows Phone

08/17/2014, There is no official Snapchat app available for Windows Phone. Looks like in its bid to close the app gap Microsoft is not waiting for Snapchat to port over its official application. The company has built an alternative of its own for Windows Phone 8 and...

Snapchat Unveils Location-Based Geofilters

07/15/2014, We reported earlier this month that Snapchat was testing location aware filters and today the company has gone through with the official launch. They’re called Geofilters and they only become available when the user takes a snap in a particular area...

Snapchat Testing Location Aware Filters

07/02/2014, Several Snapchat users have noticed that the popular ephemeral messaging service is testing new location aware filters. The test seems limited to the iOS application for now. Users who send a snap from a certain location get these smart filters which...

Facebook’s Snapchat Competitor Slingshot Officially Launched

06/17/2014, It has been rumored for quite some time now that Facebook is working on a Snapchat competitor. Facebook initially wanted to acquire the popular ephemeral messaging service but it turned down the $3 billion offer. Earlier this month the social network...

Tinder Has New Photo Feature

06/05/2014, Tinder, the dating app that is used by a number of single people who intend to find a life partner and ease the pain of loneliness, has just introduced a new feature that makes it resemble Snapchat somewhat. Throwing in a “Moments” feature, users of...

New Facebook Snapchat Competitor Reportedly In The Pipeline

05/18/2014, Its safe to say that Snapchat is very popular. Recently it released a new update for the app which brought a couple of major features, the update caused such a stir in its target teen audience that a teacher thought nothing had disrupted her classroom...

Snapchat Agrees To Settle With The FTC Over Misleading Claims

05/09/2014, Snapchat has recently agreed to settle charges with the FTC, who complained that the company had deceived customers into thinking that their messages sent via Snapchat will eventually be erased for good and will disappear forever. As part of that...

Snapchat Update Caused Disturbance In Kansas High School

05/04/2014, Earlier this week Snapchat released a major update, perhaps the biggest in months. The update brought a couple of new features that quite literally put the chat into Snapchat. The app’s target demographic has primarily been teens and they were...

Snapchat For Windows Phone Release Possible

05/04/2014, Despite presence of other mobile platforms the reason why most first-time smartphone buyers opt for either iOS or Android simply comes down to apps. There’s a substantial app-gap between these two platforms and their rivals, who are doing the best...

Snapchat Gets Video And Chat Functionality

05/01/2014, Despite having “chat” in its name, Snapchat has never been a bona fide chatting application until today. The app is popular for letting users share pictures which disappear after ten seconds or less. With today’s update though the app...

Snapchat Competitor, Puffchat, Found To Have Security Flaw

03/04/2014, Have you ever heard of the app Puffchat? Well if you haven’t, don’t worry. Basically Puffchat is a competitor to the popular Snapchat app, which for those unfamiliar allows users to send multimedia content such as photos and videos to other Snapchat...

Snapchat Vulnerability Could Lead To iPhone DDoS Attacks

02/07/2014, Does popular IM app Snapchat have security flaws? Yes it does, as you might recall it wasn’t too ago that Snapchat experienced a data leak that resulted in millions of user names and phone numbers getting public. Now we would think that having that one...

Send And Receive Snapchats On Mac With Snapped

01/22/2014, Snapchat, the service that lets people send self-destructing photos and videos, has become very popular over the past year and a half. Sure it has seen its fair share of ups and downs, such as the security breach that compromised phone numbers and...