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Whatsapp beta gains Snapchat-esque stickers and scribbling

As we continue toward the social media singularity, with every messaging and image sharing platform eventually converging into an indistinguishable array of Snapchat/Messenger/Instagram Frankenstein mashups, Whatsapp appears to be tossing its hat into the ring with stickers and drawing tools. This isn’t the first Facebook-owned service to crib a feature from Snapchat. Earlier this year, we saw Instagram […]

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What Your Snapchat Emoji Really Mean

You might be a master at Snapchat tricks like skipping through stories or using multiple lines of texts, but you probably don’t know what all those emoji by your friends mean. Released by Snapchat in an update in April, the “Friend Emoji” characters are an update to the old Best Friends feature. Essentially, the eight […]

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The Genius Snapchat Trick You Had No Idea Existed

There’s nothing more anoying than having to write “Getting ready for my best friend’s beach wedding tomorrow!” as “gettin ready 4 my BFF’s [wave emoji] wedding 2moro.” But because of Snapchat’s limiting one-line text boxes, many avid users have had to do just that. Not anymore! Thanks to one genius user, we’ve discovered a hack […]

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White House Joins Snapchat Ahead of State of the Union Address

The White House said on Monday that it had joined Snapchat, marking the Obama administration’s latest move to reach a younger generation of Americans through social media. The administration has made outreach through non-traditional media platforms a top focus ahead of President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address, which is scheduled for Tuesday. […]