Look out, Snapchat — Facebook’s Slingshot catapults messaging to new heights

Look out, Snapchat — Facebook’s Slingshot catapults messaging to new heights

Facebook’s new Slingshot app takes aim at Snapchat by putting a new spin on photo-messaging. Instead of simply relying on disappearing pictures and videos, Slingshot promotes back-and-forth conversations.

How does it work? You must unlock “slings” you receive before you can look at them. You do this by sending your own sling to the sender. See how the just-released Slingshot app works in today’s quick-look video.

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