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Facebook Copying Snapchat: The Root, Dirty Tricks & Why Snapchat Can’t Sue

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It has been established over the years how Facebook made it their course to engage in a blatant copying of snapchat features – particularly the snapchat stories. Right from the very first day they launched INSTAGRAM STORIES, many people have envisaged that they would surely try more and more to look more like snapchat, but why. Facebook didn’t stop at ... Read More »

Snapchat Inc. Is Now A Public Limited Company, Valued At $24 Billion

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Snap Inc., an American multinational technology and social media company, founded on September 16, 2011 by Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy and based in Venice, Los Angeles has now gone public. Read more: Evan spiegel’s Girlfriend Angry At Facebook For Copying Snapchat Recall that Snapchat last year, registered Snapchat Inc. as a company with the hope of venturing into other lines ... Read More »

Whatsapp Has Now Launched The Stories Feature – “Whatsapp Status”

Facebook has just shown us that they aren’t done with their blatant copying of Snapchat. From the days of copying Snapchat stories only to effect it on Instagram stories and now, Whatsapp stories, seriously? The stories feature will replace the app’s text-based status messages. The feature begins rolling out to WhatsApp’s billion-plus users today on Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone. ... Read More »

Evan spiegel’s Girlfriend Angry At Facebook For Copying Snapchat

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Well, as a matter of fact, everyone knows about the deeds of Facebook. Deeds in this case refers to Facebook’s blatant copying of a whole lot of snapchat’s features. They can copy a feature, fine tune it and make you love it even more than you do the first one. Many people must have criticized Facebook for these copying but then, ... Read More »

How To Make Snapchat Use Less Data & Battery On Android

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You would agree totally with me that there is hardly any mobile application which does not have a lasting and tangible effect on its host phone’s battery and data – where applicable. How large the size of an application is could really be a determining factor in all of this, amongst other things. Read more; ‘Hacking’ Snapchat’s Spectacles Is Damn Easy; ... Read More »

Whatsapp To Introduce The ‘Unsend Message’ Feature Soon

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Personally, I have been in situations not only on whatsapp, but other instant messaging applications where I almost regret sending a particular message and would immediately feel the urge to ‘unsend’ that message. I have always felt there is a need for the ‘unsend’ feature on whatsapp just like the ‘unlike’ feature needs to be on Facebook. I am beginning ... Read More »

The Best Android and iPhones Apps Of 2016 (2)

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This is the second part of the best apps of this year. Go here to have a read at the first part. Snapchat As far as chat apps are concerned, 2106 could be called the year of Snapchat. Not many people outside of the US and Canada knew about this app until Facebook and others started copying features of Snapchat ... Read More »

‘Hacking’ Snapchat’s Spectacles Is Damn Easy; See How (Videos)

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The whole world and their dog know that Snapchat announced the release of their hardware a couple of months back. They called it Spectacles. Obviously that meant it is going to be a wearable gadget for your face right? Snapchat’s Spectacles went on sale a few weeks ago. And following the hype of the colorful gadgets, there was an expected ... Read More »

Snapchat Begs Wall Street For $4 Billion In IPO Filing

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Almost exactly five weeks to the day Snapchat made a double announcement of Spectacles and a name change to a more corporate sounding Snapchat Inc; and the possibility of an IPO in March next year; the company finally filed papers with the relevant authorities that would value the company at $25 billion. The IPO for the fast growing company seeks ... Read More »

‘Flash’ App Is Facebook’s Answer to Snapchat For Countries Like Nigeria

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You just have to admire the way Facebook  is going after Snapchat with such determination as if the app is the devil incarnate. And their mission is to crush it by integrating Snapchat-like features into various products and services or outrightly cloning the app. The latest Facebook initiative in that mission to crush Snapchat is the launch of a clear ... Read More »