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.
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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.
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.
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.
Snapchat has announced that it will pay users for their content that does well on its Spotlight. Creators will earn based on a proprietary formula that includes how many users heart content.
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.
Verizon and Snap Inc. have formed a new partnership to create new experiences for consumers through Snapchat. Select 5G phones carried by Verizon will also come preloaded with Snapchat.
Snap Inc. has announced the availability of 3D Camera Mode for Snapchat. Everyone on Android and iOS will be able to experience 3D Snaps but you'll need an iPhone X or newer to create them.
Spotify announced today the launch of integrative new features which will allow users to share music and podcast episodes from the music streaming service to popular social media app Snapchat.
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.
It's been a long time coming, but Snapchat has finally launched its rebuilt app for Android, promising better performance and smoothness, where the iOS has typically been much better.
Snapchat is experimenting with a new feature called Status that will allow you to check in to a certain place and let your friends know what you're up to. It's currently being tested in Australia.
Snapchat has been going through a rough patch for a while now, as Facebook keeps stealing attention from the platform. Now, Snap Inc.'s shares have dropped to their lowest value yet.
The company is introducing two new variants of its second-generation Spectacles sunglasses, offering the same features in a more streamlined design that will stand out less in public.
Source code for Snapchat's app was apparently available on GitHub. The code was available since May, but only recently was the repository removed following a DMCA takedown request by the company.
Snap Inc. is rolling out an updated design for its Snapchat app in response to the massive user backlash following its redesign last year. The new changes bring it closer to the app's previous look.
Snap Inc. has just announced its second piece of hardware with its revised and updated Spectacles. The new glasses come in different colors, offer a slimmer and lighter frame, and cost $149.99.
Snapchat's augmented reality Lenses are quite amusing and some have even gone viral. The firm is now offering users a new experience, with its augmented reality games called Snappables.
The time has finally arrived when Snapchat will begin displaying ads on its platform that cannot be skipped. The ads will be six seconds in length, attached to premium content and will arrive in May.
Spectacles didn't exactly take the world by storm, but it was an interesting attempt by Snap Inc. Now, it looks like a successor is in the works if a new FCC filing is any indication.
If you are an iPhone X user and also make use of Snapchat, you'll probably want to dive into the app to check out the three new Lenses that take advantage of Apple's TrueDepth Camera.
Despite some rough times, Snapchat has managed to deliver new features and updates to its platform. The firm is now rolling out the ability to conduct group video chats with up to 16 users.
Snap Inc. is reportedly laying off 10% of its engineering division, or about 100 engineers. This is the fourth round of layoffs the company has gone through since September last year.
Snapchat revealed earlier in the month that it would be bringing some changes to its app. The changes, that will attempt to make things more personal have been revealed in a new video.
Snapchat's Spectacles were a hot item towards the end of last year. But a year later, the fervor has cooled and it appears that the company is, unfortunately, sitting on a stockpile of units.
In an interview with Walter Isaacson, Snap's CEO Evan Spiegel revealed that the Snap spectacles has shipped just 150,000 units. Spiegel said that hardware will be an important part of Snap's future.
Instagram has surpassed Snapchat's daily usage, a year after it introduced its own version of Snapchat's Stories and copied most of its features like the ability to send disappearing photos.
A year after being announced to the public, Snapchat Spectacles have made their way to Amazon and can now be purchased. The wearable is available in three colors and costs $129.99.
Snapchat has just removed the restriction of 10-second snaps in its latest update, adding two main features, namely Multi-Snap and Tint Brush, along with other regular improvements.
If you are a Snapchat user, you'll be happy to know that the firm has updated its app with new tools for making Snaps more interesting, along with adding the ability to change one's own voice.
It appears that late last year, Snap Inc. acquired an LA-based drone company. The firm responsible for the Snapchat app has voiced that it would like to make further moves into the hardware space.
Snap has opened up a new pop-up shop for its Spectacles in Southern California. If buying things online isn't your thing, you can always head to the shop where they will be on sale for $129.
After launching its Spectacles wearable late last year, Snap Inc. has filed for a $3 billion IPO. While it brands itself as a camera company, it's best known for its app, Snapchat.
Snap Inc. has launched a new company in the UK called Snap Group Limited. It'll act as its main international hub and will book revenues from the UK, France, Australia, Canada and Saudi Arabia.
Anonymous sources have suggested that Snap Inc., Snapchat's parent company, has filed to be listed on the US stock market. The company's IPO could come as soon as March 2017.
If you've been clamoring for a chance to purchase a pair of Snapchat's Spectacles, the vending machine has just touched down in a new location. Spectacles are priced at $129.