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Communication apps Skype and Snapchat both receive nice updates
Both apps now support the 3D Touch feature of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
| October 28
Good-bye Mr. Numb Thumb, Snapchat gets a nice update
Check out the cool updates for this popular photo and video snapping app.
| July 1
Facebook's Snapchat-like Slingshot gets new 'Explore' mode
Facebook's Slingshot has received another new feature thanks to its latest update.
| March 4
Snapchat now lets you swipe to discover stories from popular brands
Snapchat has just introduced a new feature that presents content from a number of popular brands.
| January 28
Snapchat's settlement with FTC over deceitful privacy practices gains final approval
The FTC has announced that it has finalized a settlement with Snapchat.
| January 1
Snapchat to showcase 'snaps' of New Year's Eve celebrations around the world
Snapchat is set to unveil its very own New Year’s Eve presentation.
| December 31
Snapchat updated with improved captions, stacked filters and iPhone 6 support
Snapchat has just received a small update that delivers several notable improvements.
| December 10
Facebook tries to emulate Snapchat once again with the introduction of Slingshot 2.0
The updated app now works like the Snapchat Stories feature.
| December 4
Send money to your friends with Snapchat and Square’s new Snapcash feature
It’s currently only available to users 18 and older in the United States who have a debit card.
| November 17
BBM takes on Snapchat with new timer and message retraction features
BlackBerry has just unveiled a couple of new features that it's been readying to launch in BBM.
| October 19
Boo! Snapchat's very first ad has arrived and it's for the upcoming horror film 'Ouija'
Snapchat has just begun showing its very first ad.
| October 19
MessageMe acquired by Yahoo, reportedly courted by Snapchat
MessageMe has just been acquired by Yahoo.
| October 5
Snapchat's location-based Our Story feature officially goes 'Live' in latest update
Snapchat's Our Story feature has just officially gone "Live."
| August 30
Snapchat to soon become a news, video and ad platform for brands
Soon you'll be seeing ephemeral ads, news and videos in Snapchat.
| August 20
AppAdvice Exclusive: Clean up Snapchat screenshots with Snappp for iOS
If you've been looking for a quick and easy way to clean up screenshots you've taken from Snapchat, you're in luck.
| August 12
AppAdvice Daily: Instagram's Bolt softly steps onto three App Stores but avoids the US
Instagram's Bolt teases U.S. consumers by softly launching in three other markets.
| July 30
Instagram appears to have accidentally leaked 'Bolt,' a Snapchat competitor
The app is described as “one tap photo messaging.”
| July 24
Line gains new Snapchat-like 'hidden chats' feature for ephemeral messaging
Line has just gained a new feature that appears to have come straight out of the Snapchat school of ephemeral messaging.
| July 22
Messaging app Snapchat introduces location-specific geofilters
The image filters are available in New York and Los Angeles.
| July 15
Gloup Goes 2.0 With New Messenger Featuring Snapchat-Like Videos
Gloup has just been updated to version 2.0 with a significant new feature.
| June 30
Facebook's Slingshot Goes International Just A Week After Official Launch
Facebook's recently released Snapchat competitor, Slingshot, has gone international, just a week after its launch.
| June 25
Snapchat To Introduce 'Our Story' At The Electric Daisy Carnival In Las Vegas
Snapchat will soon introduce Our Story, which allows users at the same location to contribute Snaps to the same story.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| June 17