LinkedIn is shutting 'Stories' from its platform

LinkedIn announced the feature 'Stories' -- a feature well known to Snapchat and Instagram users for sharing content that disappears after 24 hours -- in 2020.

Sep 02, 2021, 09:56 AM IST

Snapchat upgrades camera to bring visual search at app’s centre

Snap has been experimenting with visual search, called "scan" since 2019. 

Aug 28, 2021, 18:01 PM IST

WhatsApp rolls out disappearing messages for all: Check how to send ‘view once’ photos, videos

The disappearing photo on Facebook-owned social media platform WhatsApp isn’t automatically saved in the gallery of the receiver, unlike other photos and videos. 

Aug 04, 2021, 17:23 PM IST

Friendship Day 2021: Snapchat launches new filters to celebrate special occasion

The lenses are designed for friends to express themselves with ease and create memorable moments together on Friendship Day 2021. 

Jul 31, 2021, 17:53 PM IST

Snapchat map to start recommending places for user's visit

Snapchat is one of the most loved photos and video sharing digital apps that are used in the social media world, and those who love to use this app- may have a reason to rejoice as the app`s built-in map feature is going to start recommending places for you to visit. 

Jul 29, 2021, 22:31 PM IST

Snapchat gets Olympic games update! Use new AR filters to sweat like Olympians

"From unity torch to training like an Olympian, support Team India at the Tokyo Olympics from home with Snapchat," the company said. 

Jul 23, 2021, 21:40 PM IST

Snapchat removes THIS filter to stop reckless driving

The company has further faced lawsuits from the families of those who have been injured or killed in car crashes where drivers were moving at excessive speeds, allegedly to score bragging rights on the app.

Jun 18, 2021, 16:08 PM IST

WhatsApp to launch Snapchat-like disappearing messages, multi-device support

Zuckerberg confirmed in an interview with WABetaInfo that users will be able to use WhatsApp on four devices at the same time. 

Jun 03, 2021, 19:09 PM IST

Looking to earn money through social media? THESE 3 platforms’ features can be monetised

This is basically making money through social media platforms. Termed as social media monetisation, these platforms help users generate revenue from their audience via content creation, promotion, on the social channels themselves, or later on in the buying process when the audience becomes paying customers.

May 23, 2021, 21:19 PM IST

Snap acquires AR display provider WaveOptics for $500 million

Snap which is the parent company of popular social media app Snapchat has acquired augmented reality (AR) display provider WaveOptics, that power its new Spectacles glasses, for more than $500 million, the media reported.

May 22, 2021, 11:38 AM IST

Snapchat hits 500M monthly users, India sees 100% user growth

Snap also launched Creator Marketplace where brands can find and contact verified creators, starting with top AR Lens Creators and, in the future, Snap Stars and Creators on Spotlight.

May 21, 2021, 10:10 AM IST

WhatsApp update! Messaging app may suggest stickers to spice up your chats

WhatsApp may soon let users express themselves with more stickers than words or emojis for that matter. The world’s largest messaging platform is reportedly working on a feature that will show users a slew of stickers based on what they are typing in the message box. 

May 06, 2021, 19:29 PM IST

Snapchat rolls the dice, now you can play Ludo on the social app

Snapchat has developed the game in partnership with Bengaluru-based gaming startup Moonfrog Labs.

Apr 29, 2021, 17:39 PM IST

Can WhatsApp kill Snapchat with THIS feature?

Currently, WhatsApp is giving a time duration of seven days for the disappearing messages which basically means users cannot set a custom time for the messages to vanish. Once the feature is enabled, messages sent going forward will automatically vanish for both parties after seven days. 

Mar 12, 2021, 11:41 AM IST

Snapchat crosses 60 million users milestone in India

Founded in 2011 by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, Snapchat’s focus on the Indian market has increased since 2018. The company opened an office in Mumbai in August 2019, after witnessing a 40% increase in daily active users in the second quarter of 2019.

Feb 15, 2021, 22:33 PM IST

Snapchat crosses 265 million daily active users, India high-growth market

The Snapchat generation, primarily Gen Z and millennials, are 150 per cent more likely to communicate with pictures than words and 82 per cent of them believe they have a personal responsibility to change the world," Spiegel said on a call with investors late on Thursday (February 4).

Feb 05, 2021, 19:43 PM IST

Snapchat testing new feature to take on TikTok

The new feature will let user's friends send ‘Snaps' with music and one will be able to view the album art, song title and name of the artist.

Aug 04, 2020, 15:49 PM IST

Twitter bans posts that 'dehumanize' people in connection with disability

Twitter has long been under pressure to clean up hateful content on its platform, and social media sites are under scrutiny over their attempts to handle misinformation and abuse related to the coronavirus outbreak.

Mar 06, 2020, 07:55 AM IST

#RIPTwitter: Company tests Tweets that will vanish after 24 hours

According to the company, the ephemeral tweets, which it calls “fleets” because of their fleeting nature, are designed to allay the concerns of new users who might be turned off by the public and permanent nature of normal tweets.

Mar 05, 2020, 13:14 PM IST

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