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Facebook is for Edith and Snapchat is for Timmy

Facebook might be top-dog when it comes to the social media giants but recent estimates indicate its now more appealing to older generations while Snapchat is seemingly stealing its younger customers.

Snapchat might be a real business after all

Just as we were thinking Snapchat was a one trick pony, it’s started releasing features which hint at a viable business model. The latest update to hit the phones, a location feature, could begin to muscle in on Google’s mapping dominance.

What’s the point of Snapchat?

Some of the biggest IPOs of recent years have been social media companies and Snapchat will be no exception, but it may be one dotcom gamble too many.

BT: old people can use smartphones too you bunch of ageists!

Nothing helps bring a divided nation together like a condescending marketing campaign highlighting the older generation’s difficulty keeping pace with the rapidly evolving world of technology. BT has just launched a campaign called “Grannies try Snapchat”, which is fairly self-explanatory. The aim, one can only assume, is to try and shake off some of the […]

Snapchat teams with Square for IM cash transfers

Ephemeral instant messaging (IM) service Snapchat has teamed up with payment processing outfit Square to allow users to transfer cash to each other over IM. The new service is called Snapcash, appropriately enough, and will initially only be available in the US.

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