Facebook launches Slingshot and pulls it immediately

Slingshot was supposed to be Facebook's answer to Snapchat. But it made a mistake in the launch.

Snapchat adds video chat

Earlier today Snapchat announced that they were adding text and video chat services to their portfolio of features that already includes their popular self-destructing photo sharing. You have to wonder if this is organic expansion, me-too-izm, or a rush to grab as many new users as possible in a bid to become the next big buy out.