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Al Gore credits Snapchat's success to 'stalker economy'

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.

By March 9, 2013


CNBC's Jim Cramer implies Snapchat is used for insider trading

Wall Street cop Preet Bharara seems ignorant of the app and its potential role in facilitating the crime of communication.

By July 18, 2013


Excluding games, Snapchat most downloaded iOS app in May

The buzzy app beats out social networking heavyweights such as Instagram and Vine in Apple's App Store, according to App Annie.

By June 26, 2013


Snapchat snapshot: App counts 8M adult users in U.S.

It's not just kids. Adults use Snapchat -- and quite frequently at that.

By June 25, 2013


Snapchat founders reportedly pocket $20M from funding deal

College-age co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are said to have netted $10 million a piece from a secondary offering.

By June 25, 2013


Snapchat grabs $60M after worth valued at $800M

Investors are betting that the 2-year-old company, famous for disposable social-media moments, is here to stay.

By June 24, 2013


Snapchat reportedly raising $100M

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.

By June 7, 2013


How to really, really make your naked Snapchat photos disappear

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.

By May 18, 2013


Snapchat admits it's possible to recover deleted photos

Photo-sharing app Snapchat admits it's "sometimes possible" to recover deleted photos -- including saucy snaps.

By May 13, 2013


VC Bill Gurley defends investment in money-losing Snapchat

The Benchmark Capital general partner says the app's speedy growth was too impressive to ignore.

By February 14, 2013