Yesterday, it was confirmed — SnapChat raised a big round of funding. By now, everyone also knows that SnapChat is a new communication medium, a phenomena reflecting a desire for ephemerality, and the fastest-growing consumer app out there today. As I was drafting this post last night, Saturday Night Live’s Seth Meyers mentioned the service during the shows “Weekend Update” news segment.
We do not know how large SnapChat will become. So, just for fun, let’s assume SnapChat continues to grow and actually turns out to be “the next big thing,” in the same manner that Instagram and Pinterest ascended over the past few years. If this happens, there are fascinating facts about SnapChat that challenge many widely-held assumptions within the tech startup community:
Article source: http://techcrunch.com/2013/02/10/snapchat-rise-assumptions/