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While Facebook keeps amassing daily users, Snapchat struggles to maintain its user growth
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While Facebook keeps amassing daily users, Snapchat struggles to maintain its user growth

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has long defended the company’s decision not to make user growth its primary mission.

Facebook launches Flash, a Snapchat-clone designed for emerging markets
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Facebook launches Flash, a Snapchat-clone designed for emerging markets

Facebook just launched a Snapchat clone made for emerging markets called Flash. Flash is only available in Brazil at the moment.

Not again! Facebook's obsession with owning Snapchat-like app has no end
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Not again! Facebook's obsession with owning Snapchat-like app has no end

New leaked screenshots hint at a new feature for group messaging that lets groups of friends privately share photos and other updates, which will then disappear after 24 hours.

Snapchat now hits 10 billion daily video views, up from 8 billion in February
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Snapchat now hits 10 billion daily video views, up from 8 billion in February

One of the fastest growing social platforms, Snapchat, now has users watch 10 billion videos per day, up from 8 billion in February this year.

Facebook is working on a Snapchat-like camera app: Report
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Facebook is working on a Snapchat-like camera app: Report

Facebook is developing a stand-alone camera app, similar to disappearing photo app Snapchat, to increase user engagement

Facebook kills Creative Labs, pulls out Slingshot, Rooms and Riff
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Facebook kills Creative Labs, pulls out Slingshot, Rooms and Riff

Facebook has announced to shutter down its Creative Labs division that is responsible for apps such as Slingshot, Riff and Rooms.

Facebook updates Slingshot, letting you react to reactions after sharing
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Facebook updates Slingshot, letting you react to reactions after sharing

Facebook has rolled out the first update for its Snapchat-like messaging app, Slingshot by adding some new features.

Facebook launches Snapchat rival Slingshot, only available in US for now
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Facebook launches Snapchat rival Slingshot, only available in US for now

Facebook Inc launched a smartphone app, Slingshot, on Tuesday that will allow consumers to exchange disappearing photos and videos without requiring Facebook accounts.

Facebook hires PayPal President David Marcus to head mobile messaging unit
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Facebook hires PayPal President David Marcus to head mobile messaging unit

David Marcus, who has been president of PayPal, was named to the new post as Facebook appeared set to focus increasingly on messaging.

North Korea's new tablet, the world's first high-tech paperweight
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North Korea's new tablet, the world's first high-tech paperweight

North Korea has come up with a tablet that can't connect to the Internet and comes with pre-loaded media that is pure propaganda...