Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging app, is so popular with teenagers that Facebook is reportedly taking a third shot at building a Snapchat clone. Several Instagram users have seen an ad for an unreleased app called Bolt in the Instagram app.
Couple of weeks back, Facebook accidentally rolled outÂ its Snapchat competitor Slingshot, and quickly pulled it from the App Store.
If you’re tired of receiving game requests on Facebook from your friends, you’re certainly not alone — and getting those requests on your iPhone or iPad is another bother you probably didn’t mean to sign up for. Thankfully, it’s actually quite easy to turn off those notifications for some peace and quiet. Here’s how you can block Facebook game requests on your iOS device.
In late 2012, Facebook released the Poke app to compete with Snapchat, whose ephemeral messaging model had made the app a hit amongst teens. Poke, however didn’t turn out to be a success, and Facebook pulled it off the App Store earlier this month.
Facebook released a major update for its iOS app whichÂ included new featuresÂ and improvementsÂ such as the ability to preview posts and the ability to create posts in offline mode. The update alsoÂ includes improvements to make News feed load faster.