Oct 31, 2013

Snapchat – How Did Snapchat Reach a Rumored $3.5B Valuation? – GrowthHackers
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Social Media

I personally haven’t used Snapchat yet, but one thing is clear. It has risen to the top of the photo sharing app scene. With an absolutely huge valuation and no signs of slowing down, perhaps it’s time to start snapping awat. As in taking some photos with the app. A great piece which will give you some insight into the service.

From the article:

Snapchat has raced to the top of the photo sharing hill and captured the imagination of the valuable teen market. We all know that word of mouth and the ‘sexting’ controversy surrounding the app sparked interest that helped drive its meteoric rise. The question is, how?

In an interview with Stephen Colbert in April of 2013, the founders of Snapchat Evan Spiegel & Bobby Murphy were asked, “Is this a sex-ting app?” (Source)

The beginning of Snapchat, a photo and video messaging application for iPhone & Android is shrouded in controversy, yet one thing is clear – the idea dreamed up by fraternity brothers from Stanford goes far beyond just being a “sexting” app.

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via Snapchat – How Did Snapchat Reach a Rumored $3.5B Valuation? – GrowthHackers.

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