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Snapchat could soon make money from disappearing news

Snapchat has well and truly changed our mobile habits for good with its ephemeral messaging app. But the big question everyone’s asking now is: how will it make any money? Although your cat selfies and witty one-liners may be fun for you and your mates, they don’t really present the team behind the app with a viable business model. Well …

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Becca CaddySnapchat could soon make money from disappearing news
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10 chat apps to use when texting just isn’t enough: Meow Chat, LINE, Snapchat

With so many chat apps out there, it’s hard to differentiate between them and decide which is the best one for you. There’s obviously the messaging giants like Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp (which has also been acquired by Facebook, and, thus, Facebook is taking over the world) but there are so many others that may be better for you to …

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Hayley Minn10 chat apps to use when texting just isn’t enough: Meow Chat, LINE, Snapchat
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Bolt: Instagram’s answer to Snapchat is here (but only in three countries)

This week Instagram has lifted the lid on its new photo and video messaging app, called Bolt, which is all about ‘wicked fast photo messaging’ and looks set to take on photo rival Snapchat. The catch? For now it’s only available in three countries: Singapore, South Africa and New Zealand. According to The Next Web, the app has only just popped …

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Becca CaddyBolt: Instagram’s answer to Snapchat is here (but only in three countries)
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INSIGHT – Do the over 30s now prefer Snapchat to Facebook?

The first time that we heard about Snapchat, like everyone else, we said to our friend, ‘But what’s the point in an app where you just send pictures for them to be deleted after five seconds?’ With the photo-sharing app revealing in May that users were sending 700 million photos and videos per day, while Snapchat Stories content was being …

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Hayley MinnINSIGHT – Do the over 30s now prefer Snapchat to Facebook?
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Snapchat is more for selfies and cats than sexting

Snapchat has always seemed to have a reputation for being used as a tool for sexting, but we’ve always known it was more for silly stuff, like selfies with drawings all over us, or for showing off about that gig we’re at. Now, actual scientists have found that the app is used way more for cat pictures and selfies. A …

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Hayley MinnSnapchat is more for selfies and cats than sexting
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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 main difference between Snapchat and …

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