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
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 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 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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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 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 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 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
The investment is far less than the $500 million Snapchat was reportedly aiming for.
Money March 12, 2015
If successful, Snapchat could become the third most valuable investor-backed technology company in Silicon Valley.
Money February 18, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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