Snapchat has apologized for excessive spam

Posted Jan 13, 2014

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.
Many Snapchat users went on Twitter this past weekend to complain about receiving spam chat messages. Users believed that the breach caused the spam messages, but Snapchat said that this was not true.

“We?ve heard some complaints over the weekend about an increase in Snap Spam on our service. We want to apologize for any unwanted Snaps and let you know our team is working on resolving the issue. As far as we know, this is unrelated to the Find Friends issue we experienced over the holidays,” said Snapchat in a blog post. “While we expect to minimize spam, it is the consequence of a quickly growing service. To help prevent spam from entering your feed, you can adjust your settings to determine who can send you Snaps. We recommend ‘Only My Friends'”