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Snapchat Reportedly Picks Up Smart Glass Company Vergence Labs

12/17/2014, Snapchat is a company known for its app that allows users to send each other photos and messages that can self-destruct after a certain period of time, thus making their platform ideal for sending sensitive information that they don’t want to be leaked...

Community Geofilters For Snapchat Are A Go

12/02/2014, We first spotted geofilters on Snapchat earlier this year. These photo effects appeared in certain locations when a photo was taken through Snapchat and sent to a contact, the location could be a city or a business, something that shows where the user is...

Snapchat Moves Into Mobile Payments With Snapcash

11/17/2014, Snapchat is an app that lets users send messages to other users on a timer, basically meaning that after a certain amount of time preset by the send, the message will be deleted. This is great for sending photos and messages that might be too sensitive to...

Snapsaved.com Admits That Their Servers Were Hacked

10/15/2014, Just last week we reported that a third-party Snapchat service was potentially hacked which led to the leaks of plenty of Snapchat images that were saved, and some of these leaked images contained people in the nude and in compromising positions. Now...

Third-Party Snapchat App/Services Potentially Hacked

10/10/2014, We suppose one of the appeals of Snapchat is its ability for users to send each other photos and have them self-destruct at a set time later on. This means that photos of the sensitive nature can be sent without worrying about it being saved and published...

Snapchat Is Getting Ads Soon

10/09/2014, There has been much speculation about the revenue streams that Snapchat will open up in order to capitalize on its huge user base and for now the company is going with a tried and tested method: advertisements. Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel confirmed at a...

Snapchat Reportedly Valued At $10 Billion, Yahoo To Invest

10/06/2014, We’re sure by now many have heard of the app Snapchat. For those who don’t, it’s basically a messaging app in which users can send each other text and media that will self-destruct after a set amount of time, thus prevent people from storing...

Snapchat Valuated At $10 Billion Now

08/27/2014, There are times when playing with your cards close to your chest works in your favor. Earlier this year, we brought you word on how Snapchat’s CEO turned down Facebook’s offer to purchase the company for $3 billion, which is certainly a whole lot of...

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...