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Meta has been added to a lawsuit filed by a school board against tech firms which allegedly contribute to social media addiction and mental health problems among children by promoting toxic content.
One of the main features of Snapchat is Snap Streaks, which requires users to send daily snaps to friends within a 24-hour window. If a streak broke it used to be difficult to get it back, until now.
Ubuntu's snapd now lets you hold automatic updates if you're in the edge channel. You can choose to pause updates for a period of time or indefinitely. It should eventually be available for all.
In addition to laying off a fifth of its workforce, Snap is also shuttering its startup accelerator program called Yellow. The program extended $150K funding and mentoring to promising startups.
Snap has laid off 20% of its staff and cut original shows. It is also switching its focus to augmented reality and growing its community in an attempt to grow more revenue in the long term.
Snapchat has finally released the much awaited feature named "Dual Camera" that lets you record videos from both the front and the rear cameras simultaneously. The feature was part of Director Mode.
The miniature selfie drone from Snapchat's parent company is currently available on Snap's official website. However, the company's CEO has indicated that Snap is halting further work on Pixy.
Snapchat's new parental controls try to mimic real-life parenting without compromising privacy. Parents just need to link their accounts to their teens through an opt-in invite process. Here's how!
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With its Snap AR community, Snapchat is determined to prove the value and impact of AR by developing the latest Lens capabilities, tools, and infrastructure including Lens Studio, and Lens Cloud.
Snap, the company behind Snapchat, has announced Pixy, a tiny camera drone that starts at just $230. It has simple controls and doesn't need FAA registration to fly. It operates via the Snapchat app.
Snapchat shows solidarity for Ukraine by halting all advertising in Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. It will continue delivering its Snapchat app in Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia as a communications tool.
Snap has announced that it now allows you to share your live location with trusted friends on Snapchat. The feature is off by default but can be enabled for short periods of time with those you trust.
Snap has extended content deals with Disney, ViacomCBS, and NBCUniversal. This will see them continue to provide shows in Snapchat Discover and even increase the number of shows available.
Snapchat's Scan feature can now suggest recipes to users based on the ingredients they scan. The data for this feature is provided by Allrecipes and Wikipedia. Food Scan is only available in the U.S.
Snap brings a global creative studio to serve the AR needs of creators, agencies and brands across platforms. Currently, Arcadia has partnerships with Shake Shack, WWE, Verizon and P&G Beauty.
Canonical has released Ubuntu 21.10 with the Linux 5.13 kernel and GNOME 40. Firefox is now packaged as a snap that's managed directly by Mozilla and Canonical so updates should arrive quicker.
Snap has announced the launch of My Places on the Snap Map. It allows you to discover millions of businesses, recommend places, and get recommendations from your friends and the wider community.
Snap has announced a licensing deal with Universal Music Group. It will allow Snapchat users to include UMG music in their Snaps through the Sounds and Lenses features to make content more engaging.
WaveOptics is the supplier for displays in Snap's newest SPS 2021 Spectacles. The announcement comes a day after Snap launched its new product which is only available to select creators for now.
Snap has unveiled its SPS 2021 Spectacles. Unlike other Spectacles devices, the SPS 2021 will not be going on sale, instead, it's being reserved for Lens creators so they can create AR Lenses.
Amazon is offering Prime membership free for the first 30 days, and after that you'll only pay $5.99 a month if you are in a qualifying government assistance program, like EBT or Medicaid.
Snap Inc and Oxford Economics have released a new report which says Gen Z will drive the economic recovery thank to their aptitude with technology. It said they'll also adopt AR first.
San Francisco-based grocery delivery service provider Instacart has announced that it will start taking Electronic Benefit Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program stamps as payments.
Snapchat can now scan food and wine labels. The feature works in a similar manner to other food and wine apps, displaying nutritional details about a product upon scanning its barcode.
Snapchat is experimenting with a vertical swiping motion for users to move through videos in the Discover page. The latest experiment is seen as Snapchat's move to challenge TikTok.
Linux Mint 20 will prevent snapd from being installed stealthily. It found that several packages, like Chromium, are just snap packages. It will advise users on how to get the software by other means.
Snap Inc has partnered with artist Damien Hirst and Partners in Health (PIH) to launch a spin painting lens which will also encourage people to donate to PIH to help fight against COVID-19
Snap has announced the launch of Cameos, a comedic version of deepfakes which you can share with friends in chat. Users have a large set of pre-defined scenes to add their selfies to.
Snap Inc has announced Spectacles 3, its latest iteration of sunglasses. The specs will cost $380 and begin shipping in the fall. The dual cameras capture depth similarly to eyes and record in 3D.
Canonical has updated snap in order to make software open up much quicker. By including fontconfig cache binaries in snap, it made GUI applications open between two and six times faster.
After sustaining a series of losses since filing its $3 billion IPO earlier last year, Snap has confirmed that the U.S. Justice Department and SEC are conducting a probe on its 2017 public offering.
Snap today introduced Snap Camera, which will allow you to add Lenses to images and videos taken with your PC's webcam. It's integrated with the camera, so you can use it with live-streams.
Canonical has released a slew of data pertaining to its homegrown snap packages. The firm said that 100,000 packages are being installed every single day, which equates to three million a month.
Canonical has announced that Plex, the media streaming platform, is now available as a snap package via the snapcraft website. Snaps offer users more protection and allow for easier maintenance.
Snap has launched Snap Originals which features exclusive content from partners. The firm is looking to add unique features from Snapchat now that Facebook also has a Stories feature.
Canonical and Opera have announced the availability of the Opera web browser as a snap for Linux systems. Snaps install apps in a secure container so they can't infect the rest of the system.
Microsoft has published its PowerShell Core program as a snap package. Snaps make installation easier as you don't need to manually install software dependencies and you get updates automatically.
Snap has added Lens Explorer to Snapchat in an effort to propagate community-created Lenses far and wide. It said community Lenses have already been viewed by users 2.5 billion times.