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Facebook launches Slingshot, A Mobile Messaging App for Photos, Videos

Facebook has launched a Snapchat-like mobile app that allows the users trade ephemeral photo and video-based messages. The new messaging app – Slingshot, is available for free for iPhone and Android. The app is limited to the US at the moment. The users can take a quick snap, mark it up with a few colorful drawings, caption it with big white text and then send it across to the friends. Then, the user would receive the first message and something completely different happens. One cannot view an incoming message until he responds with a photo or video of his own. Isn’t it something interesting? Continue reading