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Microsoft Floats Snapchat Clone

  • Neowin, Friday, August 15, 2014 12:14 PM
Windows Phone users still can’t download Snapchat, but Microsoft is doing them one better (or worse, depending on one’s preference) by releasing an ephemeral messaging app of its own. Dubbed WindUp, the new app was developed internally by Microsoft Research, as reports. By most measures, Snapchat seems to be thriving, but Neowin suggests the startup has alienated many users. “From exposing nearly 5 million accounts, to the FTC ruling that the company was deceiving users, the app may still be popular but many people no longer trust it.”

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