During a talk at SXSW 2013, the former vice president says the popular photo app appeals to people because it erases the risk of a permanent record.
Wall Street cop Preet Bharara seems ignorant of the app and its potential role in facilitating the crime of communication.
The buzzy app beats out social networking heavyweights such as Instagram and Vine in Apple's App Store, according to App Annie.
It's not just kids. Adults use Snapchat -- and quite frequently at that.
College-age co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are said to have netted $10 million a piece from a secondary offering.
Investors are betting that the 2-year-old company, famous for disposable social-media moments, is here to stay.
The send-it-and-forget-it mobile app, reportedly on the verge of closing a funding round at a $500M valuation, won't be disappearing anytime soon.
App maker KS Mobile insists that its Clean Master can help all those who are concerned that their spontaneous naked Snapchat snaps might linger in some technological depths. At least it can help users on Android.
Photo-sharing app Snapchat admits it's "sometimes possible" to recover deleted photos -- including saucy snaps.
The Benchmark Capital general partner says the app's speedy growth was too impressive to ignore.