This is Facebook’s newest SnapChat competitor called slingshot after its first failed attempt with cloning SnapChat with an app called Poke.

Now it remains to be seen how tough fight will it give to the wildly popular Ephemeral app among teens. The way Facebook has been shuttering it’s apps, it remains a mystery how long will it survive after the very short lived Poke.

I have marked my calender one year from now when it will be good to revisit this post and see whether slingshot is still slinging shots or it has joined the cesspool of Facebook Home, Facebook Email, Facebook Poke, Facebook Camera, Facebook First and soon to be dead Facebook Paper.



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Twitter’s co-founder Biz Stone launches Jelly. A social Q & A service on mobile. Google search, Facebook friends and Quora mashup on mobile.