1. cageymaru

    Wall Street Loses Patience with Snap

    Snapchat's parent company Snap was the darling of Wall Street when its IPO debuted in March 2017. Now the company faces issues with a revolving user base that engages with its content less, struggles to sell advertising on the platform, and a general lack of content that interests its...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Snapchat Partners with Amazon

    Snapchat just announced a new feature that lets users search for products on Amazon. Point a camera at the object you desire, touch it on the screen, and Snapchat will attempt to open the corresponding Amazon page for the product via the Amazon app. The scanner works with barcodes too, and...
  3. cageymaru

    Snapchat Announces Plan to Monetize Public Posts by Users

    Snapchat has a new feature called Our Stories that has proven extremely popular on the social media site. These are Snapchat editorially curated stories that draw upon public snapchat posts. The plan for the new monetized version is to allow media partners to stitch together public Our Stories...
  4. cageymaru

    Teens Know That Social Media Companies Want to Manipulate Them

    Teens are addicted to social media, but a new study finds that they are cognizant that the companies are manipulating them. Social media companies like Snapchat have activities that require that you send at least one message to a group of friends or family members at least once a day to...
  5. R

    Sneaky Ways App Developers Get You Addicted

    In a report from Business Insider, Jonathan Kay, chief operating officer of app analytics firm Apptopia goes into several of the ways that app developers use to get people hooked on using them. The article is incredibly detailed, going from Instagram's push notifications, to Twitter using the...
  6. R

    Snapchat Now Has 1.9 Septillion Avatar Options

    Snapchat has announced today that they are releasing "Bitmoji Deluxe." According to TechCruch there are now 40 skin tones instead of 25, 50 hair colors instead of 25, and 50 hair treatment options to customize yourself with. 1.999 septillion avatar options. That's a lot. I don't personally use...
  7. M

    Time Warner and Snapchat Agree to $100 Million for Shows

    Get ready to get more annoyed by Snapchatters. Business Insider reports of the deal between both companies, Time Warner and Snapchat, to the tune of $100 Million. You may have overheard and wondered what your coworkers check out currently on their giant-phone-tablets, but fear no more. The deal...
  8. FrgMstr

    Snapchat-like Filters for Nudes from Pornhub

    Even if you refuse to be part of the Snapchat user base (YOU DAMN KIDS STAY OFF OF MY LAWN!), you are likely familiar with what the application is all about. Usually your narcissistic self is taking a selfie and then using Snapchat's filter to put something stupid on your picture like a hat or...
  9. cageymaru

    Snap Starts Selling Spectacles Online.

    Snap has started selling their Spectacles camera glasses online for $130. These were previously sold exclusively through a vendor machine in select cities. The glasses are directly interfaced with the SnapChat service, and allow users to upload a 10 second video to their account. The glasses...