Facebook launches Snapchat competitor Slingshot with mandatory 'reply to unlock' feature

Himanshu Arora

TS Addict
A week after it accidently gave a sneak peek at its new photo and video sharing app, Facebook yesterday officially released Slingshot for iOS and Android in the US. The app lets you send photos or short duration (15 sec) videos...

[newwindow="https://www.techspot.com/news/57150-facebook-launches-snapchat-competitor-slingshot-with-mandatory-reply-to-unlock-feature.html"]Read more[/newwindow]


TS Addict
Snapchat works great for me. This feature of replying to unlock seems annoying. If people are in a place where they can't take a picture then they won't be able to view mine... seems like a way Facebook can force you into participating to have more traffic than Snapchat. I'm happy their is some competition now though because Snapchat will have to keep up.
  • Like
Reactions: H3llion