Snapchat has reportedly thumbed its nose at Facebook's $3 billion, all-cash offer. The WSJ says Facebook's just one of many eager suitors currently wooing the supposedly-disappearing-photo service (a claim that at least one researcher has disproved), and it's not even the most generous.
On Monday, Snapchat admitted in a blog post that it will, and already has, handed photos over to US law enforcement agencies, with the possibility of images being seen before Snapchat recipients.
Snapchat-alike Secret.li promises to control who sees your truly embarrassing Facebook photos and for how long. What could possibly go wrong?
It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
Snapchat claims to let you share even "ugly selfies" because once they're viewed they "disappear forever."
US-based computer forensics geek Richard Hickman thought he'd find out how true that claim was...
Many Snapchat users complain that they were sent photos from scantily-clad women with names such as "Honey.Crush9" inviting them to join them in a Skype conversation.
Here's what happened, and how to stop it from happening again.