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Social Media Brings Us Inside Parkland, Florida Shooting

Students at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida took their smartphones out and showed a glimpse of the ordeal and panic inside the school during the shooting. They were trapped as the suspect entered the school.

Viral February 15, 2018

Snapchat Creators Now Have Access To Analytics: Views, Demographics, And More

Snapchat users can now access an audience analytics tool to gain insights on story views, engagement, and demographics. The changes, which include a redesign of the app interface, are seen as part of the company’s efforts to sustain growth.

Apps/Software February 14, 2018

Snapchat Redesign Stirs Massive Backlash: More Than 670K People Sign Petition Get The Old Design Back

The Snapchat redesign recently rolled out more widely and it sparked a firestorm of criticism. More than 670,000 people signed a petition to roll back to the old version of the app, but Snap seems keen on making this update work.

Apps/Software February 13, 2018

Snapchat Puts Snap Maps Online For Everyone, People Still Hate Redesign

Snapchat added the Snap Maps feature online. Now everyone can view stories without having to go to the app. Stories can be viewed online without having to sign in.

Apps/Software February 12, 2018

Facebook Expected To Lose More Young Users To Instagram And Snapchat In US

Facebook has been losing its younger crowd and the trend is expected to continue this year, especially in the United States. According to a new report, Facebook will keep losing youngsters while Instagram and Snapchat will gain more users aged 24 and under.

Internet February 12, 2018

Do You Hate The New Snapchat Update? Here's How To Bring Back The Old Design For iOS And Android

The latest Snapchat update has been rolled out and users are already complaining about the new design. Here's how to bring back the old version of the app on iOS and Android devices.

Apps/Software February 11, 2018

Snapchat Create Your Own Lens Tool Unleashed: Here's How It Works

Snapchat rolled out a Create Your Own Lens tool that allows users to make customized Lenses. The usage of the tool is free, but making the custom Lens available to other users will come at a cost.

Apps/Software February 9, 2018

Snap Is Growing Faster Than Facebook In North America: Q4 Results Revealed

Snap posted its results for the fourth quarter of 2017 and it ended the year with solid stats. The company saw steady growth in North America, at a faster rate than Facebook.

Apps/Software February 7, 2018

Did You Know That Snapchat Added A Do Not Disturb Feature? Well, Now You Do

A Do Not Disturb feature was added to Snapchat recently, which is something that most users do not know about. New features are being added to the app amid competition from rivals, but it appears that Snap is doing well.

Apps/Software February 7, 2018

Snapchat Launches Snap Store To Sell You Cool Merch, Including A Dancing Hot Dog Plushie

Snapchat quietly launched the new Snap Store that sells brand-focused items, among them the Dancing Hot Dog Plushie for $20. The company said the new store will foremost serve the community and build on the Snapchat brand.

Internet February 2, 2018

Snapchat Updates Bitmoji, Adding Hundreds Of Customization Options For Avatars

Snapchat has given users a new way to customize their Bitmoji avatars. The Bitmoji Deluxe update adds new skin tones, hairstyles, eye and hair color, and more.

Apps/Software January 31, 2018

Snapchat Update Now Lets Users Share Videos Outside App

Snap is finally bringing a long-awaited feature to Snapchat. Users will now be able to share their Snapchat videos and Stories with friends outside the multimedia app.

Apps/Software January 24, 2018

Snap Inc Lays Off 22 Staff Members From Editorial Content Division

Snap Inc. has gone on another firing rage on Thursday, Jan. 18, laying off 22 staff members from its editorial content division. The company also laid off members from other divisions but mostly from its content team.

Apps/Software January 19, 2018

Snapchat Secret Data Is Leaked, Shows Why Company Has To Redesign It

Snapchat has a secretive nature when it comes to information. However, a leaked data reveals why the declining usage in features of the app resorted the company to redesign it.

Security January 10, 2018

Want To Review Your Year? Learn How To See All 2017 Memories With New Snapchat Feature

Snapchat is taking a page from Facebook and is offering users the ability to look back at the year. The social media app is giving users the ability to look back at their 2017 in review.

Apps/Software December 31, 2017

Snapchat Stories Are Coming To The Web Thanks To New ‘Stories Everywhere’ Feature

As Facebook continues to copy Snapchat, the one ultra-popular photo-messaging service has to figure out what to do to have an edge over the competition. A reported featured called Stories Everywhere might just be it.

Apps/Software December 29, 2017

CNN Kills Snapchat Show 'The Update' 4 Months After Launch

CNN has decided to terminate its daily Snapchat show, 'The Update,' only four months after its launch.

Apps/Software December 24, 2017

Snapchat Redesign Explained: Here's How The New Snapchat 'Separates The Social From The Media'

The Snapchat redesign has finally been revealed, with Snap Inc. showing how the app 'separates the social from the media.' With the move, Snap Inc. hopes to retain the current Snapchat users while attracting new ones.

Apps/Software November 29, 2017

And It Goes On And On: Facebook Testing Snapchat-Style Messenger Streaks Feature

Facebook has launched a new feature for its users to interact more with its Messenger app. A copy of Snapchat 'Streaks' will make people chat more often with their friends now on Messenger.

Apps/Software November 25, 2017

Snapchat App To Get Drastic Redesign Because It’s Too Hard To Use

The Snapchat app you all know and love will soon look significantly different. Snap Inc. has announced that it’s redesigning the app to make it easier to use, which it believes will push user growth.

Apps/Software November 7, 2017

Snapchat Now Lets Users Read Restaurant Reviews, Reserve A Table, And Book An Uber

Snapchat is going to become a bit more like WeChat. The app is going to feature Context Cards going forward, which will come attached to locations and show information about that particular place, such as reviews, reservations, and more.

Apps/Software October 12, 2017

How To Add Polls To Your Instagram Stories

Instagram has finally added polls to Stories, letting onlookers have a say in people’s day-to-day decisions. It’s seen as yet another example of Facebook attempting to copy Snapchat.

Apps/Software October 4, 2017

Instagram Now With 800 Million Monthly Users: Growth In The Past Five Months Fastest Ever, Says Exec

Instagram has grown massively, adding over 100 million users since April. Its Stories platform seems to be the key component of this growth, and it likely won’t stop anytime soon.

Apps/Software September 26, 2017

After Copying Snapchat, Facebook Is Now Copying Tinder, Too

Facebook wants its app to have a new feature where people can set up meetings and hangouts easily. Currently in testing, the new feature is similar to Tinder, and users can even reject a person without them knowing.

Internet September 8, 2017

Instagram Stories Can Soon Be Shared On Facebook Because No One Seems To Be Using Facebook Stories

Instagram users might soon have the option to share their Stories on Facebook. The move is seen as a way to pump blood into Facebook Stories, which hasn’t taken off quite well as Instagram Stories has.

Apps/Software September 7, 2017

Google To Create 'Stamp,' A Snapchat Discover Clone That'll Live Inside Its Search Engine

Google is rumored to make its search business more competitive with a new tool called Stamp, which is a Snapchat Discover clone. Stamp will function much like Snapchat, except it can be displayed in a number of places.

Google August 5, 2017

You Can Now Add Links To Snapchat With The Paperclip Feature

Snap has just added a bunch of cool additions to Snapchat, including a Paperclip feature that lets users attach links to snaps. The company also added the ability to change backdrops and alter one’s voice in snaps.

Apps/Software July 6, 2017

Snapchat's New Feature Snap Map Tells You Where Your Friends Are All The Time

Snapchat has rolled out a new feature called Snap Map, allowing users to share their location and view friends’ locations in a map. To bring the feature, Snapchat reportedly had to acquire a company for hundreds of millions of dollars.

Apps/Software June 21, 2017

Snapchat Users To See More Ads, Original Shows As $100 Million Time Warner Deal Pushes Through

Snap Inc. has reached an agreement with Time Warner to produce more TV-like shows on Snapchat, which entails ads for HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros. The two-year deal is reportedly worth $100 million.

Apps/Software June 20, 2017

Snap Share Price Sinks To IPO Level For The First Time Since Going Public: What's Going On?

Snap Inc., the owner of Snapchat, saw its stocks fall to $17, which is the company's share price for its initial public offering. Will Snap be able to recover after falling from its peak high of $29.44 per share?

Business Tech June 15, 2017

Skype Is Being Redesigned To Be Microsoft's Snapchat

While Skype has established itself as one of the top video calling services available, there is much more to it than that. With the latest update, it looks like Microsoft wants it to be a competitor to Snapchat.

Apps/Software June 1, 2017

You And Your Friends Can Now Make Group Custom Stories On Snapchat

As its competition with Instagram heats up, Snapchat is introducing a new feature that’s heavy on sharing and collaboration. Called Custom Stories, it’s a new way for friends to string individual Stories together.

Apps/Software May 24, 2017

Social Media May Not Be Good For A Young Person's Mental Health

Social media seems to dominate so much of people's lives today. A recent survey suggests that extensive use of social media may harm the mental and emotional well-being of users, particularly the younger crowd.

Apps/Software May 20, 2017

Instagram Deemed Worst Social Media Platform For Young Users' Mental Health, YouTube Ranked Most Positive: Study

A new study highlights the dangers of social media and the negative impact it can have on young users. Among the popular social media apps, Instagram and Snapchat are the worst for youngsters' mental health, while YouTube is the most positive one.

Internet May 19, 2017

Instagram Face Filters Now Live: Here's How To Use The Snapchat-like Feature

Instagram has now launched a new set of face filters, which will allow you to add masks, crowns, glasses, and more to selfies. Here’s how to use them.

Apps/Software May 16, 2017

Instagram Selfie Filters And More Creative Tools Roll Out, Copying Snapchat Some More: What's New?

Instagram copied another major Snapchat feature, now adding 'face filters' for users to spice up their selfies. The latest update also brings new creative tools, so here's what's new.

Apps/Software May 16, 2017

Oh Snap! Did Snap Really Lose $2 Billion In 3 Months And Is Facebook To Blame?

Snap has now officially released its Q1 2017 earnings report, recording more than $2 billion in losses for its first quarter as a public company. Here’s everything you need to know.

Business Tech May 11, 2017

Quick Guide On How To Use Snapchat's Infinity Icon, Looping Video, And Magic Eraser Feature

Snapchat has added a bunch of new cool features to its app, including infinite Snaps, looping videos, and the magic eraser tool. Here are quick guides on how to use them.

Apps/Software May 10, 2017

Instagram Reaches 700 Million Active Users, Beats Twitter's 328 Million

Instagram has now reached 700 million users, miles ahead of Twitter’s and Snapchat’s user base. The strategy behind the growth of the photo-messaging service is upsetting Snapchat’s own growth.

Apps/Software April 27, 2017

Snapchat World Lenses Snap Live Filters On Anything: Paint The World In 3D [Video]

Live filters are not just for selfies anymore, as Snapchat is sprucing up landscapes too with 3D elements for photos and videos. Meet the new Snapchat World Lenses that add a splash of color to the world around us.

Apps/Software April 18, 2017

Snapchat CEO's Harsh Remarks Take Toll On Snapdeal Due To Name Mix-Up

An alleged untoward comment of Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel is sending backlash to a similarly named Indian company: Snapdeal. Angry Indians are reportedly giving the app one-star reviews.

Apps/Software April 17, 2017

Instagram Rolls Out New Sticker Features As Stories Beats Snapchat, Reaching 200 Million Users Daily

Instagram has released new sticker features and tools for Stories and Direct. The latest update comes as the company beats Snapchat’s 160 million daily users with their 200 million.

Apps/Software April 14, 2017

Anonymous No More: Facebook Stories Shows Who’s Reading

Facebook rolled out its new Snapchat-like feature Stories on March 28. Anonymous snoopers better be careful because this feature displays the people who viewed posts.

Internet April 3, 2017

Snapchat Throws Shade At Instagram For April Fools', Shows It Can Also Play The Copying Game

Snapchat’s April Fools' prank is being regarded as the winner of this year’s pranks because it finally addresses, albeit lightly, Facebook’s attempts to copy Snapchat. The prank involves a filter that parodies the Instagram user interface.

Apps/Software April 3, 2017

You Can Now Search Public Stories On Snapchat: Here’s How To Use The New Feature

Snapchat has launched a search feature for Our Stories, letting people comb through the trove of submissions globally. The feature will leverage an algorithm in order to determine the content and theme of a video and index it accordingly.

Apps/Software April 1, 2017

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