Snapchat is going back to college. The company has asked college newspapers to produce local campus editions for its Discover section this fall semester, according to multiple people familiar with the matter. Read more at Business Insider.
NBC is used to creating news programming for television. But young people don’t watch much television, at least not compared to their parents. Instead, they’re hanging out on Snapchat. At least that’s what NBC hopes, and it’s why the network… Read More ›
Forget Facebook and Twitter — Snapchat is the digital stomping ground where all the kids are hanging out these days. A new feature in the messaging app is raising lots of parental eyebrows. Snapchat’s fancy new feature is called the… Read More ›
You can now add web links to Snaps, a feature many had requested to Snapchat over the years. An update to the popular messaging app, introduced Wednesday, brings web links and features to add colorful backgrounds to your selfies. Read… Read More ›
With the acquisition of Placed in June, Snap, Inc. signaled that it was interested in finding out how to monetize its place-oriented user data. Several months before the acquisition, in August 2016, Placed released a study of 2 million Snapchat… Read More ›
Snapchat has introduced a map feature that lets users track other people’s location in real time, raising concerns among safety and privacy advocates. Read more at The Guardian.
Snapchat unveiled Snap Maps, a new feature that allows Snapchat users to see where their friends are on a map. Users will also be able to browse photos and videos from specific locations around the world, including breaking news events…. Read More ›
Snapchat readied a self-serve platform in early May. The option, which is only for video Snap Ads, is free for brands to use with no markup. Read more at Digiday.
When Elisabeth Murdoch said goodbye to the family business in the wake of the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal in 2014, there was considerable anticipation regarding her next career move. But when Murdoch resurfaced in 2015, she focused her programming savvy… Read More ›
Snaps no longer have a time limit. As part of a slate of new features, Snapchat users can now select the new “infinity” icon to let friends view a photo snap for as long as they want. After a user… Read More ›