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Snapchat's New Round Of Funding Puts The Mobile Messaging App At $19 Billion Valuation

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2015 | Technology

Feb 17 (Reuters) - Snapchat is looking to raise as much as $500 million in a new funding round that would value the mobile messaging company at up to ...

This App Actually Lets You Send Screenshot-Proof Messages And Photos

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Technology

Step aside, Snapchat.

Snapchat As You Knew It Is Gone

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.28.2015 | Technology

One of the most popular messaging apps sure isn't what it used to be, oh, 48 hours ago. Snapchat on Tuesday announced a massive update called "Disc...

Snapchat Teams Up With CNN

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2015 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and nine other media companies to feature videos and articles on its mobile messaging ...

Snapchat's Snapcash: Is Peer-To-Peer Payment Safe? | Posted 02.14.2015 | Money

Snapchat has partnered up with Square for a new feature, Snapcash, which allows its users to send and receive money on the app. It's as easy as sending selfies with Snapchat, but how safe is it?

The New Language Of Online Safety

Diana Graber | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Diana Graber

Teaching kids the resiliency and coping skills that will help keep them safe online is not happening on a wide scale, at least not in American classrooms.

Snapchat Threatens To Lock Accounts That Use Third-Party Apps

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology

Last month, 200,000 private photos were stolen and leaked from Snapchat, a popular photo messaging app. Now, the company is striking back.

Guy Gets Haunted By Snapchat Ghost Because It's 2014

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.30.2014 | Comedy

Snapchat can get pretty wild, but this ghost took it to the next level. The funny folks at FLAMA put together this sketch about a sensitive guy who...

Gerry Smith

App Behind The Snapchat Leak Admits It Was Hacked, Apologizes | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.13.2014 | Technology

A website that allowed Snapchat users to save images that were supposed to disappear said it was hacked and apologized for allowing thousands of priva...

Snapchat Conveniently Announces Legal Settlement During iPhone 6 Launch

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology

After vehemently denying a legal claim to the contrary for more than a year, Snapchat's two founders have admitted that they did not come up with the ...

So, Snapchat Is Apparently Worth $10 Billion Now

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.30.2014 | Technology

Snapchat, the company behind the app that made disappearing photos cool, is in talks with Chinese investors about an investment that would value the c...

Will Disappearing Text Apps Revolutionize Divorce?

Natalie Gregg | Posted 09.27.2014 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

If your "disappearing ink" can suddenly reappear, you may be in for a world of hurt. The best practice is to refrain from sending incriminating, lascivious, crazy photos, tweets and videos on ANY service. I have never seen any such communication deliver a positive outcome.

This Is Some Next-Level Snapchatting

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.09.2014 | Comedy

Get ready -- you're going to want to screen shot every part of this Snapchat song cover montage. The compilation comes from recent Harvard graduate...

Bianca Bosker

Snapchat Wins Because You Have No Attention Span | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology

What makes Snapchat so addictive, according to the standard refrain, is that it lets people send incriminating pictures guilt-free. Instead of us bein...

Don't Trust That Snapchat Smoothie

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology

Snapchat may have another security issue, but at least this one is delicious-looking (but still dangerous). On Monday, Wired's Joe Brown reported t...

Ugh, Snapchat

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Snapchat's terrible month just got worse. The app apparently has a big spam problem and its users are complaining about a flood of Snaps, disappear...

Snapchat Finally Apologizes

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Better late than never. More than a week after 4.6 million Snapchat accounts were hacked, the company has decided to apologize. "We are sorry for a...

The Great Messaging War of 2013

Turnstyle | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Oh, we're in it now. The past few weeks have seen a series of moves and counter-moves in what has become the hottes...

The Majority Of People Using This App Are Women

Posted 11.25.2013 | Women

We've known for a while that women are more active than men on social media networks like Pinterest and Twitter. But it turns out that ladies are domi...

Uh-Oh: New App Secretly Saves Snapchats

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology

Here's just one more reason not to send any embarrassing (or naked) Snapchats to anyone. A new app called Snaphack allows you to save any and all p...

Reports Of Homeless Doing Beta-Testing Are 'Ridiculous'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Technology

On Monday afternoon responding to a widely circulated blog post penned by the CEO of an app startup, a Snapchat spokesperson vehemently denied that th...

200 Million Snaps A Day And Counting

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Snapchat, a service that allows users to exchange fleeting photo messages, raised $60 million in a funding round led by vent...

Beyond Sexting: We Should Celebrate Snapchat and Encourage Ephemeral Communication

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 07.22.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The Internet wasn't built with security in mind, and we're still dealing with the consequences of that. The next generations are going to be the ones who pay the true cost of the design decisions we make today.

Snapchat Photos Can Be Undeleted and Captured: When It Matters

Larry Magid | Posted 07.12.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

There are many reasons people use Snapchat and that, despite worries about sexting, most kids are using the app in ways that parents would probably approve of. But, it's also important for kids and adults to realize that there's no such thing content that absolutely disappears forever.

Here's Why The Snapchat Hype Doesn't Quite Hold Up

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology

Don't get too excited about Snapchat just yet. At a conference on Tuesday, Snapchat's founder Evan Spiegel announced that the number of images sha...