Facebook is Desperate to Take Over Your iPhone

Facebook's motto seems to be if you can't beat them, buy them, and that's exactly what Mark Zuckerberg tried to do with when his copycat app Poke could not recreate the success of Snapchat. According to reports, Facebook is trying once again to compete with the popular messaging app after failing to acquire the company for a rumored $3 billion.

Facebook Slingshot

Zuckerberg has been secretly overseeing the development of an app known as "Slingshot", which "allows users to send short video messages with just a couple of taps," according to The Financial Times. The new video messaging app features a "simple and speedy user interface" and could be launched this month if Facebook plans to proceed with the project.

How do I change my Snapchat phone number?

The phone number associated with your Snapchat account can be changed. New Snapchat accounts can also be created without entering a phone number at all.

To change the phone number associated with an existing Snapchat account:

1. Open the Snapchat app, login and tap the Settings icon in the upper right corner.

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2. Tap Mobile # under My Account.
3. Enter a different mobile number in the text field.

How do I check if my Snapchat username / phone number was leaked?

Worried that your Snapchat account information was hacked? 4.6 million Snapchat account phone numbers and usernames were recently leaked in a data breach. The database was published this week, detailing all of the affected account information.

To check and see if your Snapchat account information was leaked:

1. Navigate to one of these websites: GS Lookup - Snapchat or

2. Enter your Snapchat username or phone number and submit.

How can I delete my Snapchat account?

Now that over 4 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers have been leaked due to a security breach, some iPhone users are interested in leaving the service for good. If you wish to delete your Snapchat account, the process can be completed in just a few steps:

1. Open the Snapchat app, login and tap the Settings icon in the upper right corner.

delete Snapchat account

2. Navigate to Support -> Learning the Basics -> Delete an account.



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