Slingshot

Facebook Shuts Down Creative Labs, iOS Apps Leave App Store

Following Dropbox’s killer post, here is one from Facebook: the social-media giant has had enough of Slingshot (a Snapchat competitor), Riff (video creation app), and Rooms (group messaging app) and is removing them from the App Store. Oh, and it is also shutting down its Creative Labs, a startup-like initiative encouraging employees to design innovative...

Facebook’s Snapchat Rival ‘Slingshot’ Released for iOS [u]

Earlier this month, Facebook accidentally launched Slingshot, the company's answer to Snapchat, on the iOS App Store before it was quickly removed. Today however, the app has been officially released for iOS and Android and is available as a free download. For iOS, the app is currently live in the U.S. App Store only but should...