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[$$] Snapchat Zigs Where Facebook Zags

Snapchat is opening its platform to outside software developers in a push for growth that could also test its commitment to privacy. The move comes in the wake of revelations over the past year that Snap’s larger rival Facebook Inc. shared data about its users more widely than they understood, in part through apps created by outside developers. In response to some of these concerns, Facebook has taken a number of steps to limit the amount of data shared with outside developers.