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'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online

Because the 'The Fappening' wasn’t horrifying enough, enter 'The Snappening,' reason number 1,729 not to snap selfies in the buff.

Ads on Snapchat Are Coming

They'll be opt-in and untargeted.

How Brands Can Win With Snapchat

Tips for pros wondering how to use the social media app effectively.

Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat

The tech giant plans to invest a part of the proceeds from its Alibaba stake in the popular mobile messaging app.

3 Affordable Marketing Alternatives for Businesses That No Longer Like Facebook

Small businesses skeptical of paying for costly social media marketing have options both old school and cutting edge.

Slingshot, Facebook's Snapchat Competitor, Is Now Officially a Snapchat Clone

The social media giant killed the only feature that differentiated the service from Snapchat.

Snapchat Valuation Skyrockets to $10 Billion Following New Funding

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers tendered a $20 million investment in the as-yet-unprofitable ephemeral messaging app last May.

Taco Bell Reveals Crappy-Looking Dollar Menu Over Snapchat

On Monday, Taco Bell launched its first ever dollar menu, with advertising that looked as cheap as the tacos.

Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature

Chat away, pinners. Pinterest may be late to the game, but it's finally jumped on the messaging bandwagon.

Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment

Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block.

Instagram Ruffles Feathers With New Snapchat-Like App 'Bolt'

Instagram unveiled a one-click, self-destructing messaging app of its own, irking some competitors and peers in the market.

This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat

Forget LinkedIn -- this Dublin pub is requiring hopeful employees to apply through the ephemeral messaging service.

Facebook Launches Slingshot, Its Snapchat Competitor

The new ephemeral messaging app is a familiar concept with an interesting and risky twist.

Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App

Looking to take on Snapchat, the new feature makes sharing text, photos and videos more seamless than ever.

Oh, Snap -- Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' by Vulgar Frat Emails

"If I hear one more freshman tell me how much they love Kappa Sigma," wrote Snapchat's 23-year-old founder (in one of his milder moments), "I'll probably get so excited I'll punch them in the face."

Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Poke may have flopped, but will Slingshot prevail?

Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

While Snapchat's snaps don’t necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.

Snapchat Adds Texting, Video-Chat Capabilities

As the mobile messaging space heats up, the disappearing-image platform has unveiled two new features aimed at enriching conversations.

Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.

5 Reasons Every Business Should be on Snapchat

The disappearing-message platform gives you a chance to connect with customers more casually.

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.

5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.

WhatsApp Co-Founder's Reaction to Snapchat: 'I Don't Give a Sh-t About This'

Competition gets us fired up -- sometimes with entertaining results.

Facebook Is More Addictive and Widely Used Than Ever

There has been a lot of talk about Facebook losing its grip, but a new report released on the eve of its 10th anniversary shows Facebook is increasingly dominant.

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