Chrissy Teigen misses the old Snapchat just like we all do

February 10, 2018

Image: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images Snapchat rolled out a new update two days ago and users are not pleased – including Chrissy Teigen. SEE ALSO: 9 Snapchat Sins You’re Probably Guilty of It’s hardly uncommon for users to express frustration with app updates, but one notable criticism of Snapchat’s redesign from Twitter user Courtney Coffman caught Teigen’s eye. I’m seeing this same comment so often. I liked that you guys felt…


Snapchat Stories Can Now Live Outside the App

January 24, 2018

If recent trends are any indication, the future of social media lives in Stories—those short bursts of customizable, compilable videos and images that stay online for just 24 hours—and every platform wants to make their version the one you use exclusively. Last week, Facebook announced a desktop upload tool for its Stories feature, hoping to entice Facebookers to create content on more than just their mobile. Today, Instagram rolls out…


10+ Hilarious Animal Snapchats Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

August 20, 2017

From dozy cows, preaching hamsters, a doggo stuck in a portal, to a cheerful deer eating an apple, and many more, we’d like you to vote for your favourites, and if your pet has decided to ruin (or up!) your Snapchat game, don’t forget to upload your submission to our list! #1 Read more:


Google said to launch AMP-based Snapchat Discover-like feature

August 5, 2017

Google is creating a visual publication format for media companies similar to Snapchats Discover, based on its AMP mobile optimization technology for webpages and called Stamp, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. The program is said to be announced as soon as next week, and could include a range of publishing partners including Vox, CNN, The Washington Post and more. The Stamp name is said to be a…


Google reportedly offered $30 billion to acquire Snapchat

August 4, 2017

Nerdy Google has miscarried at social time and time again, so it considered buying teen whiz Snapchat. The search heavyweight held informal talks with Snap and floated an render of $30 billion in 2016 before Snaps last fund round, and just before its IPO this year, according to Business Insiders Alex Heath. That furnish was apparently an open secret inside Snap, and was on the table after the IPO, too….


Bad ads, coming to a Snapchat near you

July 22, 2017

Image: snapchat screenshot Two minutes. That’s all the time it takes to make a Snapchat ad with the company’s new tool released this week. It used to take months, and for good reason. One of the beauties of advertising on Snapchat, since its debut in early 2015, has been a high bar for quality because the formatmobile, vertical, 10 secondswas so new and the ad itself was so expensive. Now,…


Snap tests the retail waters by selling Spectacles in Harrods

July 22, 2017

Theres no arguing that the Snapbot is an impressive display of retail technology, But if Snap wants to achieve widespread distribution of Spectacles (and presumably other forthcoming hardware devices), it eventually had to expand beyond the Snapbot. So yesterday the camera company opened a pop-up shop inside the famous London department store Harrods, which marks the first time you can buy Spectacles in person and not through a Snapbot. Snapchat…


Snapchat adds multi-Snap recording and a color changing Tint Brush

July 19, 2017

Snapchat has a couple of new features rolling out Tuesday, including the ability to record multiple 10 second Snaps continuously, and a new Tint Brush that allows you to selectively color specific objects or areas of your snaps. The Multi-Snap recording feature is coming to iOS first, with a rollout planned soon for Android, and the Tint Brush feature is launching on both iOS and Android right away. The Multi-Snap…


Snapchat bought the AR location intellectual property of startup Drop

July 1, 2017

Snap Map is Snapchats plan to tie together its online content with ways to augment your offline reality, and its got the patent to back it up. Augmented reality location startup Drop tells TechCrunch that Snap Inc.acquired its intellectual property in 2015, including itsLocation-based messaging patent. In 2013, Drop developed an app that would let you post photos or text to a certain location, like a landmark or business, and…


CamSoda jumps into the world of paid life-streaming

June 16, 2017

Have you always wanted to show your messy room to hundreds of people? Want to get paid for the pleasure of streaming your breakfasts, lunches, and dinners? Feel a real need to share how long you can stare idly at your phone? CamSoda has a deal for you. CamSoda is a streaming cam service featuring men and women in various states of undress and it is now offering a unique…