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Vector 67: Will snap for cash

Vector is a news and analysis show focusing on the biggest stories, hottest trends, and most important issues in technology and popular culture. On this week's show, Dave wants to stage a podcast intervention, Guy wants nothing to do with Snapcash, and Rene wonders if Taylor Swift would worry about the devaluation of apps. Georgia rolls with it.

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You can now send money to your friends through Snapchat

Have you ever found yourself wishing you could instantly send cash to your friends with the same service you use to send ephemeral pictures? Well you're in luck because Snapchat has announced a new feature today called 'Snapcash.' The new service will allow you to instantly send money to your friends by simply entering the dollar amount into a message on Snapchat and tapping the send button.

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Snapchat is clamping down on third-party apps, threatens to lock accounts

Snapchat has a had a rough few weeks in terms of security. People's photos were allegedly stolen and posted online recently through the use of a third-party apps. Those apps used reversed-engineered APIs to access the service, which creates a significant vulnerability in account security.

Now, the company appears to be taking a hardline against the practice by sending out emails to those who have been utilizing third-party apps.

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Your Snapchat photos may have been exposed in massive compromise

At least 100,000 Snapchat photos have been stolen and leaked, taken from a third-party Snapchat client. The 13GB database is now circulating around 4chan and other forums. The images reportedly came either from popular Snapchat client Snapsave or SnapSaved.com, both of which allow users to save photos and videos they receive. Snapchat says that their own servers are secure, and not the source of the breach, according to Business Insider:

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These are the best private photo sharing apps for iPhone

From self destructing pictures to secure and encrypted messaging, these are the best private messaging and photo sharing apps for iPhone!

Looking for the best iPhone apps to let you share photos and send messages both privately and securely? Whether you'd like to send photos that you don't want to come back to haunt you or you just value your privacy, there are lots of apps in the App Store that can prevent people from intercepting or saving the photos you send them. A lot of private photo sharing apps can even make photos self destruct after the intended recipient views them. So what private photo and messaging apps for iPhone are the absolute best?

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Snapchat may be planning a mobile payment service

Snapchat may be looking to monetize by launching a mobile payment service, according to trademarks filed earlier this week. The documents reveal that the ephemeral message service is looking to process peer-to-peer payments, money transfers and online payments.

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Snapchat takes a slingshot at Facebook with shareable social stories

As Facebook is trying to take on the ephemeral messaging model with Slingshot, rival Snapchat is trying to become more social and public with a new 'Our Story' feature. Seems like quite the reversal of course for both social networking heavyweights, but Snapchat is adding the Our Story feature to its self-destructing messages model for a more public and group sharing experience.

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Facebook's Snapchat competitor 'Slingshot' might launch as early as this month

After a spurned attempt to acquire Snapchat for $3 billion last year, Facebook is gearing up to launch its own ephemeral messaging app, internally codenamed "Slingshot". The app, which is said to have a "simple and speedy user interface" (not unlike Snapchat) is designed to take on Snapchat with short video and photo messages that disappear after one viewing. The app has reportedly been in the works for several months, and might launch as early as this month.

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Snapchat settles with the FTC over privacy concerns, will be monitored for 20 years

Snapchat has agreed to settle with the FTC over claims that the company deceived consumers over the data it collected and also the security measures taken to prevent unauthorized disclosure. Snapchat's failure to secure its Find Friends feature resulted in a breach that allowed hackers to steal 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers.

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New and updated apps: Snapchat, DuoLingo, Watch ABC and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got tons of photography apps, a cool game and streaming video software.

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