In the news this morning, Snapchat went public yesterday at the New York Stock Exchange, and the shares value soared 44%. The creator of Snapchat, 26-year-old Evan Spiegel, a graduate of Stanford University, came up with the idea in his dorm room. 158 million people use Snapchat daily, the majority of them between 18 and 34 years of age. Facebook Founder Mark Zukerberg attempted to purchase Snapchat 4 years ago for $4 billion. The company today is worth $35 billion.