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October 30, 2018
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Snapchat adds CallKit integration, bringing calls to the stock Phone app on iOS

Snapchat’s app for iOS has been updated today to make it much easier to make calls through the app. Today’s update adds CallKit integration, meaning Snapchat calling now integrates with the stock Phone app and interface on iOS. more… The … Continue reading

March 11, 2018
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Instagram & Snapchat remove Giphy integration due to sticker w/ racial slur

Earlier this year, both Snapchat and Instagram added integration with popular GIF service Giphy, allowing users to add the stickers to their posts and stories. As first reported by TechCrunch, however, both social networks have now removed that integration due … Continue reading

February 28, 2018
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Snapchat sees dramatic spike in app downloads despite controversial redesign

Snapchat’s incredibly controversial redesign appears to be paying off, at least in terms of downloads. According to new data from analytics firm Sensor Tower, Snap has seen a sharp increase in first-time installs of its application on the heels of … Continue reading

December 28, 2017
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Report: Snapchat to bring Stories to the web with new ‘Stories Everywhere’ feature

As it continues to test a major redesign of its iOS and Android apps, Snapchat is also reportedly working on extending the reach of its popular Stories feature. According to a report from Cheddar, Stories Everywhere would allow users to … Continue reading

November 8, 2017
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Snapchat says ‘disruptive’ redesign coming soon as it acknowledges the app is hard to use

Snap Inc. today announced its Q3 2017 earnings, missing big compared to Wall Street expectations. The company added just 4.5 million new users during the quarter, compared to expectations of 8 million. The company’s ad rates also took a nose … Continue reading

August 23, 2017
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Snapchat VP says more scripted content should arrive on the platform this year

The effort and innovation of social media services over the last year has been steadily ramping up. Snapchat in particular has been copied by Instagram and Facebook in several different instances as the competition heats up. Now, it looks like Snapchat is going to … Continue reading

September 24, 2016
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Snapchat Announces ‘Spectacles,’ $130 Sunglasses That Record 10 Seconds of Video at a Time

Snapchat has announced its first hardware product, a one-size-fits-all pair of sunglasses called Spectacles that can record 10 seconds of video at a time, reports The Wall Street Journal. The glasses will cost $130 and launch this fall in three … Continue reading

August 3, 2016
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Snapchat introduces new Geostickers feature as another way to customize images and messages

Hot on the heels of a new Snapchat-esque Stories feature coming to Instagram, Snapchat today has announced Geostickers, which is a new feature that gives users yet another way to decorate their snaps. Geostickers are location-based overlays that can be … Continue reading

August 25, 2015
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Apple promoting Apple Music in Snapchat with sponsored geofilter

Apple has once again distanced itself from its past efforts in order to market its new Apple Music streaming service. The company has begun promoting the service using a unique geofilter in the popular Snapchat messaging application. The geofilter has showed … Continue reading