Instagram Introduces Two New Features that Borrow From Periscope and Snapchat

Instagram is putting the popular ephemeral spin on video streaming and private messaging. Taking a page out of the books of Snapchat and Periscope, the app is introducingtwo new features: live video and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct. The New Instagram Features for November […]

Snapchat Introduces Sunglasses to Record Video in Effort to Differentiate (Watch)

If you’re in the market for a new pair of sunglasses, there’s a new brand to consider. Snapchat — yes, that’s right, Snapchat — just revealed a new product: sunglasses that record video. Like the popular smartphone app, the glasses record video in ten second increments. But since they’re wearable, […]

Facebook buys filters app Masquerade to counter Snapchat

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Snapchat, Seagate Amongst Firms Duped in Tax-Fraud Phishing Scam

Tax-filing season is turning into a nightmare for thousands of employees whose companies have been duped by email fraudsters. A major phishing scheme has tricked several major companies – among them, the messaging service Snapchat and disk-drive maker Seagate Technology – into relinquishing tax documents that exposed their workers’ incomes, […]