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Snapchat launches 'Lensathon' in India

Snapchat launches 'Lensathon' in India

New Delhi: Photo-messaging app Snapchat on Friday announced a partnership with community-based platform Skillenza to bring its first-ever...Read More

Snapchat Q1 revenue surges 44%, user base hits 229 mn

Snapchat Q1 revenue surges 44%, user base hits 229 mn

Snap, the parent company of popular social media platform Snapchat, saw its stock up nearly 20 per cent after its first quarter revenue i...Read More

On Insta, you may soon delete what you sent

On Insta, you may soon delete what you sent

San Francisco: Facebook-owned Instagram is also working on a Snapchat like ephemeral ‘Stories’ feature where users can let their posts di...Read More

How to use Snapchat's new 'groundbreaking' filter

How to use Snapchat's new 'groundbreaking' filter

These lenses can recognise and transform the ground in your Snapchat camera’s view in real-time - turning your world into a lava pit or a...Read More

Snapchat says it fact-checks political ads

Snapchat says it fact-checks political ads

San Francisco: While Facebook faces the ire over presence of misleading and fake political ads on its platform, Snapchat has said it fact...Read More

Facebook all set to ‘take on’ Snapchat

Facebook all set to ‘take on’ Snapchat

San Francisco: In a fresh assault on Snapchat, Facebook is developing a new messaging app called “Threads” which will promote sharing you...Read More

Facebook aims to take messaging beyond chat

Facebook aims to take messaging beyond chat

San Francisco: Facebook, the leading social media platform, now aims to be a force in messaging, commerce, payments and just about everyt...Read More

Snapchat made more interactive with 2 new features

Snapchat made more interactive with 2 new features

San Francisco: Photo-messaging app Snapchat has introduced two new features — “Friendship Profiles” and “Bitmoji Stories” in an attempt t...Read More

Posting too many selfies stokes narcissism

Posting too many selfies stokes narcissism

London: Posting too many selfies on social media may make you more narcissistic, a study has found. The Open Psychology Journal study loo...Read More

Facebook quietly rolls out short-format video app ‘Lasso’

Facebook quietly rolls out short-format video app ‘Lasso’

San Francisco: Facebook has launched a video app “Lasso” that enables users to make and share short-format videos with filters and specia...Read More

Microsoft redesigning Skype for mobile, desktop

Microsoft redesigning Skype for mobile, desktop

San Francisco: Microsoft is redesigning Skype’s interface for both mobile and desktop, eliminating the less used features on the app and ...Read More

Snapchat’s daily user count slips to 188 million from 191 million

Snapchat’s daily user count slips to 188 million from 191 million

San Francisco: Snapchat’s daily active users number shrank 1.5 per cent to 188 million in the second quarter of 2018 — down from 191 mill...Read More

Snapchat to shut down its digital payment service ‘Snapcash’

Snapchat to shut down its digital payment service ‘Snapcash’

San Francisco: Photo-messaging app Snapchat is reportedly terminating its digital peer-to-peer payment service “Snapcash” on August 30, e...Read More

Snapchat stocks drop by 5 percent after Rihanna’s Instagram post

Snapchat stocks drop by 5 percent after Rihanna’s Instagram post

Los Angeles: Snapchat stocks dropped by nearly 5 percent after singer Rihanna called out Snapchat for running an ad that made light of do...Read More

Kylie Jenner calls Snapchat ‘sad’, company loses USD 1.3 billion

Kylie Jenner calls Snapchat ‘sad’, company loses USD 1.3 billion

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kylie Jenner, who is active on all social media platforms, called photo-sharing app Snapchat “sad”, which ca...Read More

Snapchat new update not gone down well with many users, online petition started for removal

Snapchat new update not gone down well with many users, online petition started for removal

London: Snapchat’s latest redesign, which was released last week, has not gone down well with many users. This is evident from the fact t...Read More

Apple acquires music recognition app Shazam

Apple acquires music recognition app Shazam

San Francisco: In keeping with its plan to expand the company’s music business, Apple confirmed that it is acquiring popular music recogn...Read More

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Google offered $30 billion to acquire Snapchat

San Francisco : Search engine giant Google had offered $30 billion to buy Snap Inc — the parent company of popular messaging app Snapchat...Read More

Instagram is terrible for the state of Mind

Instagram is terrible for the state of Mind

New York: Now, this might dishearten all the Instagrammers out there! A new report by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK says ...Read More

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UK schools teaching digital generation ‘netiquette’

London : Schools in the UK are teaching children “netiquette” to stop them from texting at mealtimes, announcing deaths on Facebook or du...Read More

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