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Microsoft has posted up that its app WindUp is not a Snapchat competitor and that it is a research project designed to provide feedback to Microsoft on how content is shared.
If you don't trust the security and privacy of Snapchat, but still want disappearing messages, then Microsoft Research has you covered with a competitor called WindUp, available for Windows Phone 8.
A version of Facebook's rumoured Snapchat-rivaling photo messaging app, Slingshot, appeared erroneously on the App Store for a few hours earlier today allowing some to download and try it.
In the fourth 'Who Has Your Back' report into the privacy standards of companies online, Snapchat, AT&T & Amazon have been named as failing to provide adequate privacy protection for their customers.
The social network Facebook is rumoured to be building its own rival to the popular Snapchat photo and video-messaging service after an unsuccessful attempt to purchase the company last year.
Snapchat settles with FTC over charges that it misled consumers on the disappearing nature of messages, on the secure nature of its service, and its data collection policies.
Snapchat has silently acquired a video streaming startup called AddLive which the company might be using to power the recently introduced video chat capability in its messaging application.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore confirmed that the company is "talking" to Snapchat about bringing its popular messaging app to the Windows Phone platform but offered no other details.
Many users of the photo-sharing app Snapchat have reported that they are being sent spam messages of photos of smoothies with links that redirect to a recipe for a smoothie on AllRecipes.com.
Nokia used its Snapchat account to send out an odd image with a written question mark and a series of numbers that suggest something is being revealed on Feb. 14th.
A security researcher has found a flaw in Snapchat which allows hackers to crash users' phones through DoS attacks. This comes only months after 4.6 million accounts were breached through the app.
Snapchat users can rest a bit easier today, as the company has finally updated its mobile apps. Folks can now opt out of the feature that was used in the exploit that exposed 4.6 million accounts.
The creators of the messaging app Snapchat have announced an update that they claim will help secure accounts, a few days after a group published millions of Snapchat user names and phone numbers.
Hackers posted up the usernames and phone numbers for 4.6 million Snapchat accounts on a website this week, thanks to exploiting a known security issue with the service that has yet to be fixed.
Snapchat is doing a highly mediocre job at building up security within the app. It's been months since a hole was found that would allow hackers to obtain phone numbers and Snapchat has yet to fix it.
Famed developer and Microsoft MVP, Rudy Huyn, has released a third-party Snapchat client called 6snap for Windows Phone following the success of his previously released apps for Instagram and Vine.
Popular image messaging app Snapchat, known for its infamous NSFW aspect, has been drastically updated with UI improvements and speech enhancements - but image quality hasn't been enhanced.
An unofficial Snapchat client has landed on Windows Phone 8, bringing a number of classic features into what seems like a rushed application, although it is the first client for the platform
Theories have appeared, with one being that Facebook's Poke app is a direct result of a failed buyout. Potentially supporting a bruised ego, Poke might just be a challenge to Snapchat's niche.