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Secret co-founder David Byttow joins Snap as director of engineering

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David Byttow, co-founder of anonymous messaging app Secret, has quietly joined Snapchat as director of engineering. He is expected to remain in New York, and most recently was engineering lead at Postmates, which had acquired the startup he created after Secret folded.

Why it matters: Snapchat once tried to buy Secret, but bailed because it felt the asking price was too high.

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