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Snapchat Partners With Square for Payment Service
Mobile Payments

Snapchat Partners With Square for Payment Service

The new service essentially lets users send money to each other.
The Six-Second Video Is a Big Business for Brands
Social Media Marketing

The Six-Second Video Is a Big Business for Brands

Gary Vaynerchuk's viral video company, GrapeStory, gets paid up to $25,000 to create sponsored posts for brands on Vine, Instagram on Snapchat.
John Patrick Pullen
From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid
Privacy concerns

From Snapchat to Whisper: Blindly Trusting Companies With Your Privacy Is Stupid

If our privacy is so important to us, why aren't we more skeptical of the services we give our information to?
Jason Fell
'The Snappening' Really Happened: 100,000 Snapchat Photos and Videos Leak Online
Cyber Security

'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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Ads on Snapchat Are Coming
Snapchat

Ads on Snapchat Are Coming

They'll be opt-in and untargeted.
Laura Entis
How Brands Can Win With Snapchat
Snapchat

How Brands Can Win With Snapchat

Tips for pros wondering how to use the social media app effectively.
Kevin Allen
Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat
Snapchat

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
Social Media Marketing

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.
David Goldin
Slingshot, Facebook's Snapchat Competitor, Is Now Officially a Snapchat Clone
Mobile Apps

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.
Laura Entis
Snapchat Valuation Skyrockets to $10 Billion Following New Funding
Valuations

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.
Geoff Weiss
Taco Bell Reveals Crappy-Looking Dollar Menu Over Snapchat
Taco Bell

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.
Kate Taylor
Pinterest Gets Chatty, Launches Its First Private-Messaging Feature
Pinterest

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment
Valuations

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.
Geoff Weiss