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Snapchat introduces 3D Camera Mode

The feature will only be available to users with an iPhone X and above as it uses the tech used by the True Depth camera, but any Android or iOS device will be able to receive and view the creations.

Sep 19, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

Facebook working on new messaging app to take on Snapchat

Earlier this year, Instagram put an end to "Direct", its standalone camera-first messaging app which was used to send Instagram direct messages.

Aug 27, 2019, 10:59 AM IST

Snapchat raising $1bn for filters, content, acquisitions

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel is bidding on the current low-interest rate environment as a good opportunity to complete the deal. He noted that the investor demand for convertible notes is strong.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Snapchat gives advertisers fast ad-creation tool

For small and medium businesses (SMBs) that lack budgets and resources, Snapchat's "Instant Create" offers an easy-to-use tool for creating quick single-ad campaigns with minimal design requirements.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Snapchat daily active users reaches 203 million globally, rejigs India strategy

Indian market, Photo-messaging app Snapchat has added 13 million new users to reach 203 million daily active users globally for the first time, as its parent company Snap reported $388 million in revenue for the second quarter of 2019 -- up 48 per cent (year-on-year).

Jul 24, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

Google apps, Snapchat suffers major outage, recover

The root cause of the outage was traced back to issues with Google`s Cloud service that powers other apps along with the search engine giant`s own web services.

Jun 03, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Snapchat, JioSaavn partner for music sharing

JioSaavn is using Snap's 'Creative Kit', launched in June, 2018 as part of 'Snap Kit', which allows developers to design and build custom-branded stickers, filters, and links.

May 30, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Snapchat to let users add music to their posts

Other apps like Instagram and TikTok already let users add music to their content.

May 25, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Snapchat down as users unable to refresh app

Snapchat responded to some complaints on Twitter, saying they were "looking into the issue". 

May 20, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Snapchat to let users play as Bitmoji in games

The Bitmoji for Games website tells players to stay tuned for more updates.

 

Apr 26, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Snapchat's CFO resigns after 8 months of appointment

Tim Stone will however continue to serve as Snapchat`s CFO while the company searches for a replacement.

Jan 16, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Snapchat made more interactive with 2 new features

Both the features have been released globally and would reach all users over the coming weeks.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

Snapchat's new redesign for Android in testing phase

A peek at Snapchat's future improvements suggest a tidier interface and smooth app running.

Aug 20, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

Snapchat's daily user count slips to 188 million

Snapchat for the first time shared the number of monthly active users -- 100 million in the US and Canada.

Aug 08, 2018, 11:43 AM IST

Instagram testing Nametag, clone of Snapchat's Snapcode

Instagram recently introduced a "@mention" sticker for iOS users.

Apr 11, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

Snapchat brings back 'reverse chronological order'

Snapchat had claimed to notice a growth improvment after the roll out of the modified version in Q4 2017.

Apr 09, 2018, 12:01 PM IST

Ali Abbas Zafar's Instagram account hacked

On the work front, Zafar is busy with superstar Salman Khan starrer "Bharat", which is slated to release on Eid 2019.

 

Mar 29, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

Rihanna slams Snapchat for domestic violence ad, says 'shame on you'

The ad was for a smartphone game called 'Would You Rather' that appeared inside Snapchat over the weekend asking users if they would rather slap Rihanna or punch Brown.

Mar 16, 2018, 22:34 PM IST

Snapchat value drops $1.3 billion after Kylie Jenner's tweet

The 20-year-old tweeted disapproval of the redesign of the company's video messaging app Snapchat, calling it 'so sad.'

Feb 23, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

Less-cool Facebook losing youth at fast pace: Survey

According to the report, it said that Snapchat is drawing youths away from Facebook at a quicker clip than Facebook-owned Instagram.

Feb 12, 2018, 19:05 PM IST