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Snapchat acquires Bitmoji maker Bitstrips to attract advertisers

Snapchat has reportedly acquired Bitstrips, a startup that developed Bitmoji app. The new deal is appeared to be a strategic move by the Los Angeles-based company to attract more advertisers.

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Your Instagram profile won’t let you add Telegram and Snapchat links

Instagram has started blocking links to Telegram and Snapchat on its profiles. The new change emerges months after WhatsApp blocked Telegram links. You might be aware that Instagram profile allows

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Microsoft retiring Snapchat alternative Skype Qik on March 24

In just 18 months after its launch, Microsoft has announced that it is retiring Skype Qik. The ephemeral messaging app emerged as a Snapchat alternative in October 2014. Microsoft has

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Viber Wink ephemeral app released to take on Snapchat

Rakuten Group-owned Viber has released Viber Wink for Android and iOS. The new ephemeral app is designed to take on Snapchat with the ability to let users send photos and


Snapchat now lets you replay snaps by paying some money

Snapchat has released an update for its Android and iOS apps. The update lets you replay your favourite snaps by paying some money. In addition, there are Lenses to add new effects


Snapchat for Android, iOS updates with tap-to-view support

Snapchat has released an updated app for Android and iOS with tap-to-view support. The new support replaces the previous tap-and-hold gesture for watching a Snap or Story. The updated Snapchat


Snapchat adds Discover feature to offer curated news content

As an effort to take on Facebook’s Slingshot, Snapchat has added Discover feature to its mobile apps that is designed to offer curated news content from various social media sources.


Facebook releases Slingshot 2.0 with revamped list of features to take on Snapchat

Facebook originally introduced Slingshot in June with just few features but the app has now been updated with a revamped list of features and available as Slingshot 2.0. This new app


Snapchat introduces Community Geofilters that lets users add location filters on Snaps

On a move to provide an enhanced location-based experience to its users, Snapchat has introduced Community Geofilters. These location-based geofilters can easily be placed on Snaps to give details about

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Snapcash introduced by Snapchat to let users transfer money to their friends

Snapchat has introduced Snapcash which lets users transfer money to their friends directly through the instant messaging platform. The new service is available in partnership with mobile payments company Square.