Fb’s Snapchat competitor needs your evaporating photograph tales
Discover something new with Slingshot just lately? Nicely, if you have not used it in awhile, Fb’s ephemeral photograph app has gotten an overhaul. The outfit says that refining is not about what you add to one thing, however what you take away. On this replace’s case, that is seemingly fairly a bit. As an alternative of the one-to-one photograph-messaging device it launched as, now Slingshot is a single-perform app that is aping maybe Snapchat’s most social function, Tales. Footage and movies you share now go right into a preview grid (above left) that provides a peek in any respect your mates’ updates concurrently — as an alternative of Tales’ individual-by-individual listing. Sending a photograph or video clip is far more streamlined, too, with it solely taking two faucets to go from seize to add. What hasn’t modified is that your captures nonetheless solely final 24 hours. Need to share your every day pics outdoors of Slingshot’s consumer-base? You possibly can export your content material on to Fb, Instagram and Twitter now as properly.
A Fb account is required to log in now too; it is not simply an choice for locating buddies. And, for the second, it is advisable comply with pals to ship personal responses to their uploads; unique, one-to-one messages aren’t out there so far as we will inform. If you wish to get actually loopy, you possibly can even comply with content material creators you do not know. Slingshot does not have the power to ship cash to associates (but), but when the design development continues that in all probability is not far off. The questions that arrive with this replace are if anybody is definitely utilizing Slingshot, and the way lengthy earlier than it goes the best way of Fb’s different standalone apps?