Tag: Evan Spiegel

Evan Spiegel: 10 Amazing Facts About Snapchat's Co-Founder

Snapchat CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University to start his company. If you didn't know that, here are 10 interesting facts that you might want to know about Spiegel's life and career.

People April 28, 2018

Snapchat To Petitioners: The Redesigned App Is Here To Stay, But We Hear You

Snap Inc. has finally responded to a million petitioners who want to get the old Snapchat design back. They’ll all be sorely disappointed with the company’s response, though.

Apps/Software February 22, 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 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

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

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

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

Snapchat For Android Getting Performance Improvements Next Week And More Updates This Year, Says CEO

Snapchat for Android has been having some quality issues, but that might change soon enough. Taking to Reddit, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel announced that performance improvements will roll out early next week, followed by more updates planned for this year.

Apps/Software February 17, 2017

Snapchat Changes Its Name To Just Snap, But Is Rebranding Now A Good Idea?

Snapchat will now be known as simply just Snap, with decision to change its name coming after announcing its move into the hardware market with Spectacles.

Apps/Software September 26, 2016

How Popular Is Snapchat? It Has 8 Billion Video Views Per Day, Says CEO Evan Spiegel

Snapchat has about 8 billion video views per day, announced Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of the company. In the U.S., the app is mainly used by people between 18 and 34 years.

Business March 1, 2016

Snapchat Updated Terms Of Service Let Snapchat Do Whatever It Likes With Your Selfies

Along with its brand new filters, Snapchat also introduced a new Terms of Service that says it can do whatever it wants with all user content. This prompted Snapchat users to go to Twitter to express their outrage.

Internet October 31, 2015

Snapchat Releases Infomercial About 3V To Convince Brands To Place Ads

Snapchat has released on its website an infomercial video about its 3V advertising approach to attract brands to place their ads on the ephemeral messaging platform.

Apps/Software June 22, 2015

Snapchat Now Valued At $16B, Up From $70M In Just 2 Years

Snapchat is finalizing another round of funding which values the company at $16 billion. The rise of the social network that was worth just $70 million in February 2013 appears unstoppable.

Business May 29, 2015

Snapchat With 100 Million Daily Users, 2 Billion Videos A Day: Ripe For IPO?

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said that the $15 billion startup is considering an IPO, which has been speculated since the company rejected a $3 billion takeover offer from Facebook.

Business May 27, 2015

Alibaba Invests $200 Million In Snapchat At $15 Billion Valuation

The investment is far less than the $500 million Snapchat was reportedly aiming for.

Money March 12, 2015

Snapchat Seeks $500 Million New Funding At $19 Billion Valuation

If successful, Snapchat could become the third most valuable investor-backed technology company in Silicon Valley.

Money February 18, 2015

Snapchat will start showing ads, promises CEO. Hopefully they will also disappear

At some point, Snapchat will have to make money, which is why CEO Evan Spiegel says its ephemeral messaging app will soon deliver ads.

Business October 11, 2014

'Faces of Snapchat' sues messaging company: Turner sisters claim to be misled and unpaid

How do you repay a favor? Elizabeth and Sarah Turner, who once allegedly modeled for one of Evan Spiegel's projects, are now demanding what they are due three years later from Snapchat.

Legal September 26, 2014

Snapchat makes ousted co-founder snap shut by settling lawsuit

It’s Apple Day on Tuesday, which is the perfect time for Snapchat to announce that it has settled an ownership dispute with one of its jilted co-founders.

Apps/Software September 11, 2014

Snapchat CEO apologizes for filthy, sleazy emails sent by him to Stanford U. frat brothers

Evan Spiegel, Snapchat CEO, made some nasty comments in an email to his frat brothers 5 years ago, and now he's being made to pay for it.

Internet May 31, 2014

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel turns red because of old sleazy, frat emails

Evan Spiegel's, CEO of Snapchat, frat emails leaked. He issues an apology statement saying he "was jerk to have written them."

Business May 29, 2014

Why Facebook flashed $3bn bling to Snapchat and why it got spurned

SnapChat did the unthinkable. It turned down a massive $3 billion offer from Facebook. Maybe it did the right thing. Maybe not.

Apps/Software November 16, 2013

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