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As Facebook relaunches Slingshot, can it claw back Snapchat users?

Facebook is making its third attempt to claw back Snapchat users, with its release of Slingshot, but will anyone actually use it, or will it end up on the bottom of the scrap heap, like Poke and Paper? The app works by allowing users to send disappearing photo and video messages. Sound familiar? However, the…

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Hayley MinnAs Facebook relaunches Slingshot, can it claw back Snapchat users?

Is Facebook developing a video chat app to rival Snapchat?

After Snapchat's recent overhaul, Facebook is clearly quaking in its boots, and is now working on a video chat app to rival it. According to the Financial Times, the app, known internally as Slingshot, has been under development for the last couple of months and could be launched as soon as this month. Facebook attempted…

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Hayley MinnIs Facebook developing a video chat app to rival Snapchat?

Flying Slingshot Monkey: Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Before the rest of the Shiny team wrestle the caffeine away from me, I've got to introduce you to one of the daftest and yet oddly compelling toys on t'Interweb: the Flying Slingshot Monkey. Stick your fingers in the slots, yank back, let go and it flies through the air, screaming as it goes (that's…

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Staff WriterFlying Slingshot Monkey: Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!