Snapchat has come a long way.
From its beginnings on the Stanford campus to the 158 million-user-strong app it is today, the app has grown and changed in ways few could have anticipated.
From its early days in 2011, when Snapchat wasn’t even called Snapchat, to the polished messaging platform it is now, here’s a look back at some of the app’s biggest updates over the last five years.
2011: Picaboo and Snapchat
In July 2011 Stanford classmates Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown launch Picaboo, described by Brown as “a game for sending disappearing pictures with your friends.” The app has 127 users by the end of July, according to TechCrunch. Read more…