04/07/2014 11:34 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Hot New Social Media Phenomenon, From Joanna Stern (VIDEO)

Wall Street Journal Personal Technology Columnist Joanna Stern is in the know when it comes to the hottest new social media phenomenon.

“An application called Snapchat is really hot right now,” Joanna told us. The application is based on the concept of users taking a photo on their phone and then sending it to friends, who can only view the photo for up to ten seconds.

“This fleeting trend has something to it. There are definitely big companies wondering about this,” Joanna told us.

For more tech advice from Joanna, view the slideshow below:

Tech Recommendations From Joanna Stern

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