The three worked closely together for several months, straight through the initial product release, until Spiegel and Murphy decided to deny Brown further access a few weeks before relaunching the app as Snapchat.
English, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Romanian, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Russian former students at Stanford University, and developed by Snap Inc., originally Snapchat Inc.
The prototype for Snapchat was started by Brown and Spiegel as a project for one of Spiegel's classes at Stanford, where Spiegel was a product design major.
The attorneys also accused Brown of committing fraud against Spiegel and Murphy by falsely claiming to be a product inventor.
On behalf of their clients, the law firm concluded that Reggie Brown had made no contributions of value or worth, and was therefore entitled to a share of nothing.
It's about communicating with the full range of human emotion—not just what appears to be pretty or perfect." They present Snapchat as the solution to stresses caused by the longevity of personal information on social media, evidenced by "emergency detagging of Facebook photos before job interviews and photoshopping blemishes out of candid shots before they hit the internet".
In December 2012, Snapchat added the ability to send video snaps in addition to photos.
Spiegel explained that this process allowed the video data to be compressed into the size of a photo.
In June 2013, Snapchat version 5.0, dubbed "Banquo", was released for i OS.
24% responded that they accessed all features equally.
However, about three quarters of those surveyed were also familiar with the events, media brands, and celebrity content, having a favorable opinion of those areas.
When, in April 2011, Spiegel floated the product idea in front of his class as a final project, the classmates focused on the impermanent aspect of the potential product, and balked at the thought of temporary photos.