Co-founder of Stanford startup Snapchat alleges he was shut out by other founders in lawsuit.

Stanford graduate Reggie Brown, who allegedly came up with the idea of disappearing picture messages whilst at the university, has filed a lawsuit against the founders of Stanford startup Snapchat.

Brown’s lawsuit claims that Brown originally came up with the idea upon which Snapchat is based (an app which sends picture messages that disappear after 1 to 10 seconds) and mentioned it to Snapchat chief executive and fellow Kappa Sigma fraternity brother Evan Spiegel. The two then began work on…

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