An app designed to save the photos taken with the Snapchat social media app is taking responsibility for the hack that led to thousands of private photos to be leasked to a website.
Many Snapchat users are nervously waiting for the other shoe to drop as hackers released hundreds of thousands of photos on Sunday that they thought were deleted, some of which are of nude minors.
Hackers have intercepted around 200,000 private photos sent using the photo messaging app Snapchat on Thursday.
Remember all those headlines suggesting the younger crowd was abandoning Facebook? New research says that may not be the case after all.
Facebook is gearing up to take on Snapchat once again by launching its own disappearing messaging app, Slingshot.
Snapchat has released a new update, which virtually disables one of the features that made the app popular— the quickly disappearing picture.
Snapchat is adding a chat feature to its ephemeral messaging service.
Facebook is introducing a new app for the iPhone called Paper, which is expected to be very mobile and picture friendly in hopes of keeping users enamored with their site.
Social media is under fire. Just days after Snapchat users’ data was released, Facebook is under fire for allegedly misusing private messages.
Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users.