ephemeral apps

Snapchat may have first made its name in the crowded world of mobile apps with an ephemeral messaging service, but the startup and its wildly popular app are not disappearing anywhere soon. TechCrunch has learned…

Snapchat is raising more money around $20 billion valuation

Disappearing messages, like those on popular apps like Snapchat, give users a sense of greater privacy when compared to larger, more public social networks like Facebook or Twitter. While not…

Xpire, Now On Android, Brings “Disappearing” Posts To Twitter

A new mobile application called Phantom is offering a way to post personal photos and videos to blogs and social media sites, like Facebook or Twitter, which “self-destruct” like they…

Phantom Brings Self-Destructing Photos To Facebook, Twitter And More

Meatspace, an addictive new web service and mobile app is part Snapchat, part Twitter and part animated gifs. It works like this: You write an update in 250 characters or…

Meatspace, A World Of Animated Gifs, Human Robots And The Ephemerality Of Snapchat-Like Apps