Snapchat Flaw Preserves "Deleted" Videos
A flaw in Snapchat for iOS preserves videos that should have been deleted. The app is designed for sending fleeting photos and videos that cannot be saved and are deleted as soon as they are viewed. However, the iOS version of the app keeps videos on the receiving device even after they have been viewed. They continue to take up storage space, and can be accessed with a widely-available desktop file browsing app. The issue does not affect photos.
Snapchat 2.0 Features Refreshed Chat Tools
Snapchat today pushed up a major update to its service that improves the app's ability to handle messages, photos, and videos. Snapchat now lets users transition between these ways of communication with a simpler user interface, and allows people to send videos or audio snippets even when recipients aren't online.
Skype's Qik App Now Lets Users Save Videos to Camera Roll
Skype today announced a minor update to its Qik app for the Android and Windows Phone platforms. With the update installed, users will be able to save their Qik videos from the app to their device's camera roll if they wish.
Facebook Messenger Takes a Shot at Snapchat with 'Days'
Facebook is updating its Messenger application with disappearing stories that behave similar to those of Snapchat and Instagram. The feature, called Messenger Day, lets people create short stories made up of photos and videos and then share them with their Facebook friends.
Facebook Wants People to Share More Videos
Facebook is prepared to ease the process of creating compelling video posts with your pictures. The company today said it plans to relocate the Slideshow feature built into its Moments app and drop it into the main Facebook app for iOS.
Instagram Rolls Out Disappearing Stories
Instagram today announced Instagram Stories, a new way to share photos and videos that is similar to Snapchat's Stories. With Stories, Instagram users can post as many photos and videos as they want throughout the day and customize them with text, stickers, and drawing tools.
My iphone self-destructs
(I just wished I could keep one of the iphones that they give me with the message for each impossible mission )