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Mark Zuckerberg was irritated by a question about buying Snapchat

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At Mobile World Congress, someone asked Mark Zuckerberg about whether Facebook was going to buy Snapchat. “Will you make another bid for Snapchat?” asked someone in the audience.
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Snapchat has apologized for excessive spam

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Snapchat is a popular messaging service that lets users send photos and videos to each other, but the content gets deleted shortly after being viewed. Snapchat recently apologized for a security breach and now the company is apologizing again for excessive spam.
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Snapchat apologizes for getting hacked

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Towards the end of 2013, around 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers were exposed after the app got hacked. Snapchat said that they issued a patch for the hack, but they did not apologize for the issue until today (bad PR move).
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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel shares e-mail interaction with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have something in common. The two of them forced out co-founders from their startups so that they could focus on building it with other co-founders. Spiegel allegedly did this with Reggie Brown and Zuckerberg did that with Eduardo Saverin. Zuckerberg saw Snapchat grow by leaps-and-bounds so he reportedly offered $3 billion to Spiegel for the company.
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Marc Andreessen claims that Snapchat could become a $100 billion company

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Snapchat reportedly turned down a $3 billion offer from Facebook and raised funding instead. Why did Snapchat turned down the offer? Snapchat is hoping to turn into a more valuable company and believes that they have not peaked yet.

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Around 4.6 million Snapchat accounts were hacked

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A group of hackers called SnapchatDB has accessed information for around 4.6 million Snapchat users. SnapchatDB is urging Snapchat executives to increase security for the app as a result. The hacker group posted the partial phone numbers of the users, but said that they blurred the last two digits in phone numbers. Snapchat is an app that lets users share photos and videos that self-destruct after being viewed once (or twice).
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Snapchat says that they have added new counter-measures to phone number matching hack

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Snapchat is having their ups and downs this year. Snapchat is growing at a rapid pace, which is great news. But the company is dealing with a lawsuit from an ousted co-founder and is now dealing with security issues. Security researchers found a way to match Snapchat usernames to phone numbers.

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Snapchat gets updated with a Replay feature and filters

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The Snapchat iOS app has been updated to include several new services such as photo filters and “smart filters” that has the current time and temperature. Another feature that has been added it Replay.
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