5 Alternatives to Snapchat: Qik, Slingshot, Yovo

If something about the little ghost really gets on your nerves, or you’re not keen on the people you’ve been following and want a fresh start, then it might be time to try some of the instant messaging app alternatives that are hot on the heels of Snapchat. We’ve collected together five that are worth trying.

1. This week Microsoft updated Skype Qik on iOS with all of the things we love most about Snapchat: captions, music and photos.



2. Slingshot lets you ‘sling’ photos that you’ve filtered, drawn on and add captions onto to all of your contacts.

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3. Yovo is all about making your photos a little more private (kinda) because you can send stuff to your friends, but Yovo’s ‘D-Fence’ tech makes it nearly impossible to screenshot what you send before it’s gone!

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4. Cyber Dust can do everyone that Snapchat does, but it’s also focused on building communities of like-minded people and sharing content with them.

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5. Wickr is all about keeping your content safe and is often tipped as the most secure and private messenger out there.

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What are your favourite Snapchat alternatives? Let us know in the comments below!

Becca Caddy