Snapchat’s new feature focuses on privacy, so Facebook probably won’t steal this

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It was just a few weeks ago, during an onstage interview at the Code Conference, when Snap CEO Evan Spiegel zinged the blue juggernaut that’s haunted his company with this line: “We would really appreciate it if they copied our data protection practices also.” 

Ouch. The dynamic between the two companies, of course, has seen Facebook — after unsuccessfully trying to buy Snap — copy and repurpose everything of its smaller rival that it possibly can, like Stories and ridiculous camera lenses. Snap, for its part, has successfully peeled off a younger demographic from Facebook by being everything Facebook is not — like fun and, with Snap’s announcement today of its developer platform, ostensibly more focused on privacy.

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