Ephemeral messaging has become increasingly popular this past year after the 3 year old app Snapchat finally made a boom, leaving the likes of Facebook scrambling after their share of the market after an unsuccessful buyout attempt. Facebook’s first shot at the ephemeral market started with the release of Slingshot […]
Facebook’s new app Slingshot was uploaded to the app store only the other week by apparent accident, however is rumored to be released officially tonight. Slingshot was developed to specifically compete against Snapchat after they rejected a buyout offer only a month ago.
Recent statistics have shown that Facebook is losing its teen custom to newer, ‘trendier’ social networking applications such as Snapchat and WhatsApp. Stats show that 1 year ago, 42% of teens claimed the social network they valued the most was Facebook, however 6 months ago this dropped to 33% and […]