As parents, we usually consider these devices nothing more than game systems or music players.
We grew up in an era when a CD player was just a CD player.
As with any social network, much of your Snapchat experience will depend on who you follow, but on this one you're less likely to find carefully composed posts.
And with a rotating set of fun features and filters, it's also the response to Facebook and Twitter's stale experiences.
To the 310 million monthly active Snapchat users, many of whom are in their teens and early 20s: Sorry, but old people are about to crash your party. And that is exactly why the app is exploding in use, even recently overtaking Twitter in terms of daily users.
(I'm not even 40, and I'm one of them.) To the hip kids who have grown up with the four-year-old short video sharing app: It is with regrets that admittedly I may even incorrectly explain some of how this service—with its myriad of odd features—works. A social network where people share photos and short videos for just 24 hours, Snapchat is the answer to the Internet's problem of never forgetting.
Mobile may prove to be a market with major potential for growth.
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Facebook today is officially rolling out its long-in-testing upgrade to the main Facebook mobile app on i OS and Android, bringing a number of changes focused on the addition of an all-new camera, filters, themed effects and "Facebook Stories." The company's 24-hour post Snapchat clone was reported to have launched a few weeks ago, but a Facebook spokesperson contacted at the time and confirmed that the feature was still in testing ahead of a wide launch, happening today.