The founders, Evan Spiegel, Reggie Brown Poster and Bobby Murphy, had tried 34 projects before coming up with the idea of Snapchat. Their idea was criticised, but it's a good job they didn't listen! When it first started in 2011, it was named Picaboo, but in 2012, it was renamed to Snapchat.
According to Bloomberg, there are 150 million people using Snapchat every day and only 140 million people using Twitter every day. Neither company publicly states how many daily active users it has, but Bloomberg's sources suggest that Snapchat has continued to grow rapidly while Twitter has stalled.
Snapchat has all kinds of fun and creative filters. The filters let you be unique and personalize your experience using the app.
Snapchat score is the sum total of all snaps sent and received, according to Snapchat's website. Every time you send out a snap, your score is increased by a point. And every time you open a snap, your Snapchat score also increases. However, you do not receive a score for chats
Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app. The service rapidly gained popularity, with over 100 million active users as of April 2012 and over 300 million as of December 2014.
The former logo, a retro brown and cream camera with a rainbow stripe that harked back to the iconic Polaroid cameras, was instantly recognisable, but has been radically changed.Instagram said the new design reflected how the app, bought by Facebook for $1 billion four years ago, had transformed since it was created.