Snapchat -- Our Story

What Snapchat's imminent ads might look like

Yesterday evening Snapchat chief executive Evan Spiegel sat onstage at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit and made headlines with his statement that ads will be coming “soon,” and that they’ll be in the app’s Our Story feature.

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The Snowball app for Android is your ticket to unified messaging

If you’ve noticed that your conversations with friends, family, and colleagues spread across a jumble of mobile apps, you’re not crazy. It just sort of happened. Today a startup called Snowball is launching an Android app to respond to the madness by bringing all those conversations into a single place.

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I spent 48 hours on Ello. This is what I saw

It’s going to be a long, uphill battle for Ello to succeed, and it seems unlikely that it can stay both ad-free and hate-free the entire time. But for now it is, and that’s something.

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The car of the future doesn’t fly, it fixes your flat

Even with a three-to-five year product cycle, there is plenty of room for the car of the future to pop up today. Here are three connected features that could and should already be available for your ride.