Snapchat was created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, all students at Stanford University.
- Evan Spiegel is the CEO and co-founder of Snap Inc., the company that owns Snapchat. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has a degree in product design.
- Bobby Murphy is the CTO and co-founder of Snap Inc. He is also a graduate of Stanford University and has a degree in computer science.
- Reggie Brown was the third co-founder of Snapchat, but he left the company in 2013. He is now the CEO of his own company, Reggie.
Snapchat was originally created as a way for users to send disappearing photos and videos to each other. The app quickly gained popularity and now has over 293 million daily active users. Snapchat is known for its innovative features, such as its disappearing messages, filters, and augmented reality lenses.
In 2017, Snap Inc. went public and raised over $3.9 billion. The company is now valued at over $20 billion.