There’s A WILD Rumour That Snapchat Is Shutting Down
A rumour about Snapchat shutting down has been circulating the internet recently and people are losing their minds. According to a news story, the social media site and app is due to close on November 14.
The news article from website Channel45news.com included a statement saying:
“The CEO Evan Spiegel of the very popular app Snapchat has released that Snapchat will be removed from all app stores by November 14, 2017. According to Fox News Media, Evan has decided to make this decision due to copyright and legal issues with Facebook, Instagram, and Musical.ly. By the date November 14, 2017 all Snapchat apps will be removed from all devices and all app stores. DISCLAIMER all data and media associated with the app will also be deleted within the app.”
The piece quickly spread across social media, and combined with the recent Snapchat outage, people were sent into a panic.
Is Snapchat actually shutting down??????— Eric Franck (@WotBlitz101) November 6, 2017
SNAPCHAT IS SHUTTING DOWN BY NOVEMBER 14TH. SAVE YOUR MEMORIES BEFORE THEY GET DELETED! SPREAD THE WORD— ava (@adennis318) November 7, 2017
Don’t worry though! The rumour is completely false.
The offical Snapchat Twitter account confirmed that the app will remain open.
There you have it, folks! Don’t believe everything you read on the internet!