Monday, October 25, 2021


Snap’s stock nosedives 22% as Apple privacy changes hit ad biz

In an earnings call late on Thursday, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said that the company missed the lower end of its guidance due to a few key factors.

Snapchat launches portal to encourage users toward political campaigns

The main aim of the tool is to solve common problems that young people face when determining whether they want to get involved in local politics or not.

iOS 15 to bring FaceTime to Android

Apple's new iOS 15 software is expected to add this feature and will allow Apple user to send an invitation to an Android use.

Snapchat crashes for millions, company says fixed the bug

"The issue has been resolved. If you're still having trouble, please manually update your app in the App Store," the company posted.

Snapchat reaches 293 million daily users

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, said that its revenue increased 116 per cent to $982 million in Q2 2021 compared to the prior year.

Snap acquires 3D AR solutions provider Vertebrae

Vertebrae has raised about $10 million in venture funding to date, and has Toyota, Adidas and some other well-known brands as clients.

Snapchat for iOS repeatedly crashing for many users, fix coming soon

The influx of complaints correlates to the release of version of the Snapchat application, which was pushed out less than one day ago, 9To5Google reported.

Had to find unique ways to entertain during lockdown: Vir Das

Like all Shows on Snapchat, episodes average three to five minutes in length, are full-screen vertical and paced for mobile.

Snapchat removes Speed Filter that ‘encouraged’ reckless driving

Since then, "Snap has defended the feature in the face of warnings from safety advocates who've argued that it encourages reckless driving", reports NPR.

Learn six Indian language basics with AR lenses

A member of the Snap Lens Network, Atit Kharel is a digital creator who created the 'learn language' lenses following his own passion for the multilingual Indian culture.

Twitter introduces Stories-like ads in Fleets

"Fleet ads are full-screen billboards for advertisers. Appearing in between Fleets from people, these ads are all about connecting your message with the everyday.

Snap acquires AR display provider WaveOptics for $500M

According to The Verge, the UK-based WaveOptics will continue to supply other firms with its display technology called "waveguides" and work with Snap on custom optical systems.

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

In India, Snapchat has seen over 100 per cent (year-over-year) growth in daily active users (DAUs) in each of the last five quarters, the company announced during its third Snap Partner Summit virtually late on Thursday.

Snap acquired Berlin-based Fit Analytics for $124.4 million

Snap acquired Fit Analytics in March and now, a filing has put a price tag on that deal, reports TechCrunch.

At 280M, Snapchat now has more users on Android than iOS

The revenue increased 66 per cent (YoY) to $770 million and average revenue per user increased 36 per cent (YoY) to $2.74, according to Snap, the parent company of Snapchat.

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