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Snap gets a $250 million investment from Saudi Arabia
Snap gets a $250 million investment from Saudi Arabia
Snap was once perhaps the hottest prospects in the messaging startup game but they've fallen quite a bit from their perceived glory. Now they've ...... 09 Aug 2018
Snapchat introduces new filters called World Lenses
Snapchat introduces new filters called World Lenses
Snapchat has today announced that its instant messaging app will be receiving new digital candy to decorate your pictures and videos. Unlike ...... 19 Apr 2017
WhatsApp Status feature explained
WhatsApp Status feature explained
WhatsApp added a feature called "Status" to its app in February, 2017, copying the feature from the likes of Snapchat, Instagram and Messenger. ...... 24 Feb 2017 - 1 comment
Snapchat to IPO with valuation nearing $35 billion
Snapchat to IPO with valuation nearing $35 billion
According to a new report, Snapchat will seek to raise up to $4 billion in its 2017 initial public offering (IPO), giving the company a value ...... 27 Oct 2016
Snapchat has over six billion views per day
Snapchat has over six billion views per day
Snapchat has announced that its videos and snaps are being viewed 6 billion times per day, up from 2 billion just six months ago. While the ...... 09 Nov 2015
Snapchat will let you pay to replay past snaps
Snapchat will let you pay to replay past snaps
Snapchat has rolled out a new update to their mobile app today, adding some interesting features including the ability to pay to replay past snaps. ...... 16 Sep 2015
Snapchat was hemorrhaging money in 2014
Snapchat was hemorrhaging money in 2014
Valued at $15 billion by venture capitalists, it appears that Snapchat has a long way to go before it is even remotely profitable. According ...... 20 Aug 2015 - 3 comments
Snapchat tells minors to stop sending nudes
Snapchat tells minors to stop sending nudes
Snapchat has updated their "Safety Center" community guidelines, imploring minors to stop sending nudes. As part of the 'Parent's Guide to ...... 23 Feb 2015 - 11 comments
Snapchat CEO: Ads are coming soon
Snapchat CEO: Ads are coming soon
Evan Spiegel, CEO and founder of Snapchat has confirmed that the service will be getting ads in the near future. Speaking at a summit, Spiegel ...... 09 Oct 2014
Report: Yahoo to invest in popular messaging app Snapchat
Report: Yahoo to invest in popular messaging app Snapchat
According to sources, Yahoo plans to use some if its Alibaba proceeds to buy a stake in popular messaging app Snapchat. Yahoo owns a 22 percent ...... 06 Oct 2014 - 1 comment
Microsoft releases a Snapchat-esque app called 'WindUp'
Microsoft releases a Snapchat-esque app called 'WindUp'
Microsoft has built an app that will rival the popular market leading Snapchat, dubbed "WindUp." WindUp works similarly to SnapChat in that ...... 16 Aug 2014
Snapchat adds texting and video chat
Snapchat adds texting and video chat
Earlier this week, popular photo sharing app Snapchat added new features including the ability to text and video chat. "The goal has always ...... 04 May 2014
Security researcher: Attackers can DDoS your iPhone using Snapchat
Security researcher: Attackers can DDoS your iPhone using Snapchat
Internet security researcher Jaime Sanchez has discovered and posted a vulnerability found in the Snapchat mobile app that could allow attackers ...... 09 Feb 2014 - 1 comment
Snapchat finally apologizes for massive phone number leak
Snapchat finally apologizes for massive phone number leak
Following the major security breach last month that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million users, Snapchat ...... 10 Jan 2014 - 5 comments
Snapchat to patch its application following major security breach last month
Snapchat to patch its application following major security breach last month
Following the major security breach last month that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million users, Snapchat ...... 03 Jan 2014
Snapchat for iOS gets updated with new features like Replay and front camera flash
Snapchat for iOS gets updated with new features like "Replay" and front camera "flash"
Popular photo sharing service Snapchat has been updated for iOS, including interesting new features like "Replay." The Replay option allows ...... 22 Dec 2013
Snapchat users now uploading more photos than Facebookers
Snapchat users now uploading more photos than Facebookers
According to a Snapchat spokesperson, the company is now processing 400 million photos per day, even more than Facebook. Facebook, the king ...... 20 Nov 2013 - 4 comments
Report: Google rebuffed after offering $4 billion for Snapchat
Report: Google rebuffed after offering $4 billion for Snapchat
Just days after it was revealed that Facebook tried to buy popular mobile app Snapchat for $3 billion and was turned down, it appears that Google ...... 16 Nov 2013 - 4 comments
Snapchat valued at $500 million?
Snapchat valued at $500 million?
Snapchat has raised almost $100 million in new funds, valuing the company at over $500 million. The service allows Android and iOS users ...... 08 Jun 2013 - 3 comments
     

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