Two former Snap Inc. employees have come forward to reveal instances of data abuse at the company. They said the incidents happened multiple times and involved looking at sensitive information.
Security May 24, 2019
Snap Inc. is giving a select few developers a Bitmoji SDK for them to integrate Bitmoji characters into video games. Is Snap Inc. trying to make the next Mii?
Apps/Software April 26, 2019
The Snapchat app for Android has just been rebuilt. Now it should offer a faster and lag-free experience to users and timelier updates in the foreseeable future.
Apps/Software April 9, 2019
Snap's own gaming platform Snap Games is officially here. The service is debuting with six titles off the bat, one of which is a first-party title called 'Bitmoji Party.'
Apps/Software April 5, 2019
According to a new report, Snap Inc. will announce its new gaming platform at its first-ever summit for content and developer partners in April. The service is codenamed 'Project Cognac,' and it's bringing third-party games to the Snapchat app.
Video Games March 15, 2019
Snapchat is trying to appeal to the pet market again. A month after releasing cat-friendly lenses, the app just uploaded a bunch of new lenses that work on dogs as well.
Apps/Software December 27, 2018
Snap Inc. is still losing money, but not as much as before. It also lost 3 million users after launching the redesigned Snapchat app, which has never happened before.
Business Tech August 8, 2018
New lenses have arrived on Snapchat, and they’re a little different than the current ones available. Unlike others, they’re capable of recognizing speech, and they display different animations upon hearing certain triggers.
Apps/Software August 2, 2018
Snapcash will officially be punted into the sunset at the end of August, Snap Inc. has confirmed. The feature lets users split bills between friends, and also pay for explicit content.
Apps/Software July 23, 2018
Snap Inc. and Amazon could be working on a new Snapchat feature that’ll allow users to scan objects using the camera. Amazon will provide product listings of the identified object, which users can send to friends.
Apps/Software July 10, 2018
New video formats arrive on Snap Inc.’s hip Spectacles, allowing users to export their content to orientations other than a plain circle. The update is slowly rolling out to both iOS and Android users.
Wearable Tech June 24, 2018
Good news, Snapchat users: there’s now a proper way of deleting messages you wish you hadn’t sent. Just make sure the recipient doesn’t get a chance see it beforehand, though.
Apps/Software June 12, 2018
Snap Inc. and SeatGeek announced a new partnership which will allow Snapchat users to purchase event tickets without leaving the social media platform. The Los Angeles Football Club and boxer Errol Spence, Jr. took advantage of the new collaboration.
Apps/Software June 9, 2018
Snap Inc. is looking to develop its relationships with third-party app developers. The social media company is allegedly courting partners by giving them access to its Bitmoji avatars and Snapchat’s camera tool.
Apps/Software May 30, 2018
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. will begin testing six-seconds ads on Snapchat this May, which users won’t be able to skip. It’s a drastic move that indicates the company is struggling to pull revenue.
Apps/Software April 26, 2018
Snapchat finally opens up its Lens Studio platform to let creators develop their custom face filters, aside from World Lenses. The company is releasing a handful of new templates to play around with.
Apps/Software April 18, 2018
Snapchat’s old reverse chronological order for Stories seems to be coming back for some users. The newer algorithm-based feed, along with the app’s recent design changes, haven’t been well received.
Apps/Software April 9, 2018
The new Map Explore feature in Snapchat allows users to see what their friends are up to in real-time. It is an extension of Snap Map, which was launched last year.
Apps/Software March 23, 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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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’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
Snap opened to uproarious first trading day results, but as informed by its third trading day wane, the excitement might be wearing off. Snap shares has now tumbled down more than 12 percent, erasing gains for stock purchases prior.
Business Tech March 7, 2017
Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California, poured an early investment of $15,000 for Snap Inc., the maker of Snapchat. Today the investment in Snap's IPO is worth $24 million.
Business Tech March 5, 2017
NBCUniversal has staked $500 million in Snap’s IPO, making it the only U.S. media company to invest during the IPO stage. The move is part of a strategic investment and partnership, according to NBCUniversal.
Business Tech March 4, 2017
Snap Inc. is off to a great start, having opened at $24 share, well above its expected target. Analysts, however, are predicting bleak prospects for its stock.
Business Tech March 3, 2017
Snap, the company behind Snapchat and the Spectacles, is said to be exploring 360 cameras. Should the company pursue such a product, or should it go ahead with its recently reported interest in drones?
Gadgets March 1, 2017
Some analysts have predicted that Snap's IPO will be one of the biggest in the tech industry. Despite the high level of investor interest, there are some factors that indicate how it could be a bad investment.
Business Tech February 26, 2017
No need to look for Snapbots! Snap’s video-recording glasses Spectacles are now available online. Here’s how you can get a pair of the wearable technology.
Wearable Tech February 21, 2017
Snap Inc. has released its roadshow materials for investors, explaining what Snapchat is and how to use all of its features. The company, which filed for an IPO earlier this month, is seeking for a valuation of $22 billion.
Apps/Software February 18, 2017
Recent developments at Snap Inc. point to an increasing interest in hardware. Some sources are now expecting that after its recent IPO, the company will release a Snapchat phone.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2017
Snapchat's Spectacles may have launched back in September 2016, but it is still difficult to purchase. That may change soon as the company plans to ramp up its distribution and promote it to a wider audience.
Wearable Tech February 5, 2017
As part of a deal, Snap Inc. will pay Google $2 billion over five years to acquire its cloud platform, which would keep its popular app, Snapchat, running smoothly. Snap, however, might build its own infrastructure down the line.
Business Tech February 4, 2017
Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc., has officially filed for an initial public offering, hoping to raise $3 billion. Its losses, however, are painting a bleak prospect.
Business Tech February 3, 2017