Instagram releases Bolt ephemeral messaging app in select markets to challenge Snapchat

Instagram has released its new Bolt ephemeral messaging app in select markets to challenge popular service Snapchat.

Snapchat July 30, 2014

Facebook Slingshot now official to challenge Snapchat – What makes it stand out?

Facebook has officially launched its Snapchat competitor called Slingshot, so here's all you need to know about the new service.

Snapchat June 18, 2014

Facebook disappearing messages app Slingshot briefly debuts, coming soon as Snapchat competitor

Facebook has created its own disappearing messages app called Slingshot, which will launch soon to challenge Snapchat to the core.

Snapchat June 10, 2014

Snapchat finally adds live chat for real-time conversations – WhatsApp, watch out!

Snapchat has finally added a live chat feature to its ephemeral messaging service, now allowing for real-time conversation.

Snapchat May 2, 2014

Snapchat exploit ignored since August, allows for user data collection - Full disclosure

Researchers at Gibson Security have published a full disclosure on a Snapchat exploit that allows for user data collection, after being ignored by Snapchat since August.

Snapchat December 27, 2013

Snapchat for iOS update adds Replay feature, filters and Best Friends option

Snapchat for iOS has received a new update, adding several filters, a Best Friends feature, as well as the ability to replay a Snap for the second time.

Snapchat December 22, 2013

Snapchat Raises $13.5M In First Round Of Venture Funding

Snapchat, the social media start-up that inspired Facebook's competing app Poke, has closed its first round of venture funding at $13.5 million.

Snapchat February 10, 2013

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