Snap announced a new feature called Context Cards on Tuesday that lets users book Uber rides and restaurant reservations directly through the messaging app. Read more at CNN.
The Snap Maps function provides a window into people’s lives like few pieces of software before it. Read more at Quartz Media.
Snap is bringing “dozens” of college newspapers inside Discover, the section of the app reserved for professionally produced videos and news articles from an exclusive list of Snapchat’s publishing partners. Read more at Recode.
As teens increasingly engage with Snapchat and Instagram, Facebook will see slowing growth in this demographic in the U.S., according to a new forecast by eMarketer. Read more at MediaPost.
NBC thinks millennials want to get their news from Snapchat. CNN agrees. So on August 21, CNN launched a daily news show exclusively for Snapchat in an effort to get more video in front of more young people. The show,… Read More ›
The app’s new feature Snap Maps lets you see videos from anyone — including people trapped by torrential flooding. Read more at Recode.
If you’re an 18- to 24-year-old, Snapchat is your sweet spot. Read more at Recode.
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 ›