Facebook officially launches Slingshot, its latest messaging app
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A couple weeks after an accidental launch, Facebook on Tuesday officially announced that its newest messaging app — Slingshot — is available for the iPhone and Android. Many people are calling Slingshot a Snapchat competitor, and it will be interesting to see how well Slingshot is received, especially after Facebook’s last messaging app — Poke — failed.
Slingshot is the latest release from Facebook’s Creative Labs. The Slingshot team blogged about the new app:
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