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 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
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 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 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
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 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 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
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 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 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
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. 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 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
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
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 has decided to terminate its daily Snapchat show, 'The Update,' only four months after its launch.
Apps/Software December 24, 2017
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
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
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 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
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 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
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 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 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
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 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
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 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
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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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’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
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