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Snapchat to users: Beware of third-party apps

14/10/2014

Snapchat today issued a statement regarding the photo leaks that occurred last Friday. This is the second statement from the company, (...)
Snapchat today issued a statement regarding the photo leaks that occurred last Friday. This is the second statement from the company, designed to dispel worries that its servers had been hacked. In the blog post, Snapchat clarifies that there are third parties who have gained access to the app’s API, but are not supported by the company. According to Snapchat, there isn’t a public API because it takes time to create an “open and trustworthy” third-party application ecosystem, and that in the meantime it’s working with Apple and Google to take down third-party applications. That won’t stop these apps from being... This story continues at The Next Web The post Snapchat to users: Beware of third-party apps appeared first on The Next Web. Snapchat today issued a statement regarding the photo leaks that occurred last Friday. This is the second statement from the company, designed to dispel worries that its servers had been hacked. In the blog post, Snapchat clarifies that there are third parties who have gained access to the app’s API, but are not supported by the company. According to Snapchat, there isn’t a public API because it takes time to create an “open and trustworthy” third-party application ecosystem, and that in the meantime it’s working with Apple and Google to take down third-party applications. That won’t stop these apps from being... This story continues at The Next Web The post Snapchat to users: Beware of third-party apps appeared first on The Next Web.
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