With New COO Hire, Snapchat Means Business

wochit technology
December 05, 2013 AT 8:12 AM
Snapchat wants to be much more than the coolest new app on the block. It now appears to want to become a business. Snapchat made its intentions clear on Tuesday afternoon, when it named Emily White its new chief operating officer , simultaneously snagging away the business lead from one of Snapchat’s biggest competitors — Facebook photo-sharing unit Instagram.