Facebook Slingshot

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Facebook Slingshot was an instant messaging software application for sharing photos and videos with friends, designed by Facebook. The app was launched on June 18, 2014, for Android and iOS devices.[1][2][3] [4][5] The app was discontinued and removed from the app store and Google Play store in December 2015, after Facebook shut down its "Creative Labs" division.[6]


  1. ^ "Facebook's Slingshot: A Prettier, More Desperate Version of Snapchat". Mashable. 2014-06-18. Retrieved 2023-07-08.
  2. ^ Constine, Josh (2014-06-17). "Facebook's Slingshot Challenges Snapchat With 'Reply To Unlock'". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2023-07-08.
  3. ^ Baldwin, Roberto (2014-06-17). "Facebook Launches Slingshot, its Latest Messaging App". TNW | Apps. Retrieved 2023-07-08.
  4. ^ Hamburger, Ellis (2014-06-17). "Facebook Slingshot is much more than a Snapchat clone". The Verge. Retrieved 2023-07-08.
  5. ^ "Facebook's Slingshot is a Snapchat competitor that wants you to snap back". Engadget. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 2023-07-08.
  6. ^ "Facebook shuts down Creative Labs, apps". CNET. Retrieved 2016-04-27.

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