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Saudi police release Snapchat 'model in skirt' without charge

The videos were uploaded over the weekend to the "Model Khulood" Snapchat account.

Snapchat's new Snap Map feature raises privacy concerns

Snapchat's new Snap Map feature raises privacy concerns

A new update to the photo-sharing app Snapchat that allows certain users to track down your exact location is raising privacy concerns for parents and child safety advocates.

Snapchat launches location sharing 'Snap Map' feature

Snapchat launches location sharing 'Snap Map' feature

The feature that lets you share your current location, which appears to friends on a map and updates when you open Snapchat.

Snap Inc acquires location analytics startup for $200 mn

Snapchat`s parent company Snap Inc has acquired Placed -- a Seattle-based start-up that operates a consumer location analytics platform -- for nearly $200 million.

Farhan Akhtar is the new 'victim' of Snapchat filters and the pic is too cute!

Farhan Akhtar is the new 'victim' of Snapchat filters and the pic is too cute!

Farhan Akhtar who is very active on social media, took to Instagram to share a rather adorable picture of himself.

Instagram doesn't 'copy' Snapchat but 'builds' on it, says CEO

Instagram doesn't 'copy' Snapchat but 'builds' on it, says CEO

Systrom endorsed that Instagram`s "Stories" feature is "definitely similar" to Snapchat`s version, but argued that it did not establish that they were copying.

High-profile Snap stakeholders revealed in filings

Some of the biggest US mutual and hedge funds, including Daniel Loeb`s Third Point and Daniel Och`s Och-Ziff Capital Management, owned stakes in Snap Inc, parent of the wildly popular Snapchat messaging app.

Snapchat reports mere 166 mn daily users, growth nosedives

It wasn`t the day Snap Inc -- the parent company of Snapchat -- had planned. In its first quarterly earning report after going public in March, the company saw growth slipping to its lowest in the past two years, reporting 166 million users at a growth rate of a mere 5 percent.

India can bolster Snapchat's prospects as Facebook goes after it

There are over 200 million WhatsApp users in India while Facebook has nearly 166 million.

Instagram crosses 700 million users mark

Facebook-owned Instagram has added 100 million new users in under five months, to cross the 700 million-user milestone.

Snapchat embraces AR with New World lenses

Snapchat embraces AR with New World lenses

As Facebook goes after Snapchat with slowly adopting Snapchat features into its bouquet of apps, the popular image messaging app has rolled out New World lenses as part of its augmented reality (AR) drive.

Zuckerberg takes a jab at Snapchat, says Facebook is for all

Zuckerberg takes a jab at Snapchat, says Facebook is for all

In an apparent reaction to Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel`s purported disinterest in expanding business to "poor countries" like India, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is for everyone and not just for "the high end".

Adnan Sami SNAPS back at Pak trollers like a true boss on Twitter over 'India too poor' remark!

Adnan Sami SNAPS back at Pak trollers like a true boss on Twitter over 'India too poor' remark!

After Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel's alleged remark on why he would not like to expand the popular app in countries like India and Spain as they are 'poor' and that the app is primarily for rich people, a debate sparked on the social media over it.

Snapchat for everyone, grateful to Indian users: Spokesperson

Snapchat for everyone, grateful to Indian users: Spokesperson

Snapchat on Monday refuted the reported claims of a former employee who alleged that its CEO Evan Spiegel made negative comments about the Indian market, saying the multimedia mobile app is for everyone and the company is "grateful" to its Indian users.

Snapchat in damage control mode, denies ex-employee claim of CEO calling India poor

Snapchat in damage control mode, denies ex-employee claim of CEO calling India poor

A day after Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel`s purported disinterest in expanding business to "poor countries" like India created controversy in social media, parent company Snap Inc denied the allegation, saying no such remark was made, reports said on Sunday.

 

Netizens uninstall Snapdeal app instead of Snapchat

Netizens uninstall Snapdeal app instead of Snapchat

In a case of mistaken identity, many people downgraded and uninstalled the mobile application of e-commerce platform 'Snapdeal' instead of social networking app 'Snapchat' to mark their protest against certain unverified comments of Snapchat CEO about the Indian market.

#UninstallSnapchat is new trend, App's ratings drop to 'one star'

#UninstallSnapchat is new trend, App's ratings drop to 'one star'

A day after news broke out regarding Snapchat`s CEO Evan Spiegel`s disinterest in expanding the business to "poor countries" like India, the rating of the popular app dropped to a "single star" from an apparent "five star" on the App Store.

Instagram ''Stories'' growth surpasses Snapchat

Instagram ''Stories'' growth surpasses Snapchat

Stories feature is an ephemeral chain of photo and video clips with filters and special effects.

Snapchat launches location-based ad product

Snapchat launches location-based ad product

Photo-sharing service Snapchat is launching a new location-based product that will allow businesses see whether people go to stores after seeing advertisements.

Facebook adds camera features, moving closer to Snapchat

Facebook adds camera features, moving closer to Snapchat

Facebook Inc is giving the camera a central place on its smartphone app for the first time, encouraging users to take more pictures and edit them with digital stickers that show the influence of camera-friendly rival Snapchat.