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The more the Internet changes—with services like Snapchat—the more it stays the same, with nuisances like spam.
The Snapchat team, headed by Evan Spiegel, acknowledged a wave of spam that is annoying users of the photo-sharing service. Snapchatters, including one user at Valleywag, have been receiving photo messages with classic spam messages for weight loss or increasing the size of certain body parts.
The Snapchat spam is widespread enough that the company had to issue a post about it today, and the recipients of the unwanted Snapchats are venting on Twitter.