Snapchat turned down a $3-billion offer from Facebook earlier this year, so what did the social media giant do? Create their own of course. Introducing Slingshot. In addition to being a self destructing message service aimed at taking on Snapchat, users cannot see their friend’s pictures until they send one back. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Here are some more cool features, as reported by The Daily Mail: “Unlike with Snapchat, there is no time limit on when a message disappears. Once you are done looking at it, you can flick it off to the side and it self-destructs, much the same way you’d reject a potential mate on Tinder’s dating app. Slingshot also allows reaction shots. This splits your screen in half and lets you snap a photo to return to the sender. In this case, the recipient won’t have to send back a message to view your response.