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K. Asher levin launches 2 new original snapchat shows

K. Asher Levin Launches 2 New Original Snapchat Shows

Former founding partner at teen digital media giant Brat and longtime showrunner of their hit program “Chicken Girls,” K. Asher Levin has officially opened up shop with his new Loud Media brand and the release of two Snapchat Original scripted teen dramas, PLAYERS and SAVE ME, both available now.     Levin is both creator…

Study shows that snapchat is primarily used to send funny content, not ‘sexts’

Study Shows That Snapchat is Primarily Used to Send Funny Content, Not ‘Sexts’

Initially first thought of as an app that spurs people to send sexual content to one another because of the short-lived, self-destructive nature, a new survey by the University of Washington reveals that Snapchat may not be the type of app it is perceived as by non-users. Controversy & Privacy Issues The perception of Snapchat being used to…

Facebook accidentally releases snapchat-esque app

Facebook Accidentally Releases Snapchat-esque App

Somehow, Facebook, the social media giant, managed to accidentally release a new, not yet fully developed app. Monday afternoon, their new sharing app, Slingshot, appeared in the Google Play store as if available for purchase. Once the company realized their mistake the app was removed, within a few short hours. The company has yet to…

Snapchat and skype sites compromised by well-intentioned vigilante operations

Snapchat and Skype Sites Compromised by Well-Intentioned Vigilante Operations

Another year, another round of sobering reminders that we might as well have all the information that flows through our internet endeavors neatly inscribed on our foreheads for all the good standard online security protocols do. 4.6 million users of the carelessness-enabling temporary photo service Snapchat have had their account details partially distributed, while some…

Snapchat captures success behind stanford students

Snapchat Captures Success Behind Stanford Students

Class Project Turned Overwhelmingly Popular Application You may or may not know about the market sweeping app Snapchat given its recent arrival but don’t mistake that for premature success. Currently sitting at the 8th most popular free iPhone app, the uniqueness of the backstory outweighs the rarity of its function. Snapchat is a new way…