Facebook Rumored To Launch Its Own Snapchat App, This Could Be Dangerous

Facebook Rumored To Launch Its Own Snapchat App, This Could Be Dangerous
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Facebook is apparently in the process of testing its own app that closely resembles Snapchat- an app that allows users to send a “disposable” photograph to another user for an allotted amount of time before the photograph “self-destructs”.

With the growing trend that is sexting, Facebook is trying to corner the online photo-sharing market; they have already purchased Instagram earlier this year. All Things D claims that this is how the new app will work:

“Facebook’s competing app will do much the same thing. After a user opens the new app, they’re presented with a list of their current message threads between them and their friends.

Hold your finger down on one of the threads, and a timer comes up to ask how long the message should be viewable. From there, you’re able to send the message which, just like on Snapchat, will only be viewable for a fixed period of time.”

Paul Hudson | Elite. 

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A young writer, philosopher, and entrepreneur, Paul Hudson has been writing for Elite Daily nearly since the start. Currently located in Manhattan, Paul Hudson primarily devotes his time between writing for Elite Daily and the two entrepreneurial endeavors he is currently pursuing: a mining company in Turkey and a video content platform called lilHub. He loves sharing his life experiences with his readers and makes sure to practice what he preaches.

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