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Snapchat unveils redesign, keeps it personal

Snapchat unveils redesign, keeps it personal

Snap changes included separate streams for posts or messages from close friends versus digital content from publishers.

Nov 30, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Facebook working on feature similar to Snapchat's ''Streaks''

Facebook working on feature similar to Snapchat's ''Streaks''

With the new feature Facebook attempts to take on photo-sharing platform Snapchat.

Nov 24, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
Shahid Kapoor's Snapchat filter selfie video is too funny! Watch

Shahid Kapoor's Snapchat filter selfie video is too funny! Watch

Shahid Kapoor will soon turn into larger-than-life Maharawal Singh before the audiences when Padmavati hits the screen on December 1, 2017. The star cast has started prepping up for the film promotions and Sasha shared his latest shenanigans on Instagram.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Snapchat plans to redesign its app to ease use

Snapchat plans to redesign its app to ease use

Chief Executive Evan Spiegel said the company was launching the redesign after hearing for years that Snapchat was difficult to understand or hard to use.

Nov 08, 2017, 08:33 AM IST
November 7, 2017: News at a glance

November 7, 2017: News at a glance

Here is what is making headlines today

1. Delhi-NCR wakes up to a blanket of smoke; crop burning makes air quality alarming

Nov 07, 2017, 09:34 AM IST
Snapchat worldwide outage for 4 hours, Twitter flooded with complaints

Snapchat worldwide outage for 4 hours, Twitter flooded with complaints

Snapchat faced a worldwide outage for at least four hours on Monday, prompting a flood of complaints on rival mobile application Twitter a day before posting its third quarterly earnings as a public company.

Nov 07, 2017, 08:36 AM IST

iOS 11 users cannot secretly record 'Snaps' anymore

Earlier, the company allowed iOS 11 users to record other users` "Snaps" secretly, without the person who posted them realising.

Oct 14, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Snapchat outage hits users globally

Snapchat outage hits users globally

Snapchat currently has 166 million users globally.

Oct 10, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Snapchat could be best social tool: Study

Snapchat could be best social tool: Study

The researchers also mentioned that Snapchat can be a useful tool to help overcome apprehension about communicating on a public forum, it can also swing the other way and become addictive.

Oct 01, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Snapchat still scores over Instagram in US

Snapchat still scores over Instagram in US

Snapchat represented 38.5 percent of new signups globally compared with Instagram`s 61.5 percent in August.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

Social media platform Snapchat has blocked access to Al Jazeera content in Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Monday.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Snapchat to partner with college newspapers for 'Discover' Stories

Snapchat to partner with college newspapers for 'Discover' Stories

According to reports, Snap Inc. has announced the debut of "Campus Publisher Stories". 

Sep 09, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Snapchat plans to move into scripted content

Photo-sharing platform Snapchat is likely to move into scripted content through its shows by the end of year.

Aug 24, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Snapchat may overtake Facebook in the US

Snapchat may overtake Facebook in the US

Photo-sharing app Snapchat is expected to overtake Facebook for the first time in the US, as the user growth of Facebook will slow among teens and adults, market research firm eMarketer has said.

Aug 22, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Jacqueline Fernandez receives a special gift from 'Snapchat'

Jacqueline Fernandez receives a special gift from 'Snapchat'

The filter wrote `Happy Birthday Jacqueline` wishing the gorgeous diva on her special day.

Aug 14, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
Snap Inc buys data firm 'Placed' for $135 million

Snap Inc buys data firm 'Placed' for $135 million

`Placed,` which helps advertisers track real-world purchases and store visits, was acquired by Snap to enhance `advertising effectiveness`, the report added.

Aug 12, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Google likely to launch Snapchat ''Discover'' competitor

Google likely to launch Snapchat ''Discover'' competitor

Looks like everyone is after Snapchat. After Facebook-owned Instagram `copied` several of its features, now Google is likely to launch a competitor to Snapchat`s `Discover` feature.

Aug 05, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Google likely to launch Snapchat 'Discover' competitor

Google likely to launch Snapchat 'Discover' competitor

Google is developing a technology that would allow news publishers to build a news service that is similar to Snapchat `Discover`, by making mini-magazine of slides that users could swipe one-by-one on their smartphones, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Aug 05, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Google offered $30 billion to acquire Snap Inc in 2016: Report

Google offered $30 billion to acquire Snap Inc in 2016: Report

Spiegel also values running Snap in Southern California and outside of Silicon Valley, where Alphabet - Google`s parent company is headquartered.

Aug 04, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Facebook enables sharing 'Stories' feature with public

Facebook enables sharing 'Stories' feature with public

"This is something we rolled out a few weeks ago. The `Public` setting allows your `Followers` to see your story, in addition to your `Friends,`" a Facebook spokesperson was quoted as saying.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:20 PM IST