Snapchat May Soon Let Third-Party Apps Connect to User Accounts

Snap, the parent company of popular photo-sharing app Snapchat is reportedly working on a new feature that will let users control which third-party apps will have access to their accounts, the media reported. The latest beta version of Snapchat has a new feature category called “Connected Apps” whose description read: “These apps are connected to your Snapchat … Read more

Snapchat Parent to Reportedly Lay Off About 100 Engineers

Snap, the parent company of popular photo-sharing platform Snapchat, is reportedly planning to lay off nearly 100 engineers within a week, a media report said. Tech website Cheddar late on Wednesday reported that the layoffs would affect less than 10 percent of Snap’s engineering department. Citing sources, Cheddar also said that the planned layoffs would be Snap’s biggest … Read more

Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter played a bigger role than ever in the election

Social media has been the ultimate water cooler over a long campaign season, and the destination for sharing, discussing and complaining about the latest headlines. Today, election day Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter will play an even larger role as Americans watch the election results play out on their smartphones. This year more than ever, the … Read more

Facebook is testing a new messaging product that looks a lot like Snapchat

Source: Facebook Facebook is testing another new product that looks and feels very similar to — you guessed it — Snapchat. The social network built a new camera and messaging feature that Facebook says will let users “share moments as they happen and express yourself more.” The camera includes a number of optional special effects … Read more

Snapchat launches Memories so you can save and search for past stories

That embarrassing Snapchat video is coming back to haunt you. On Wednesday, Snapchat started rolling out Memories, a new in-app camera roll for saving and searching your photos and videos. Integrating a permanent, searchable media archive is a big, bold step for Snapchat, which has over 100 million daily users sharing photos and videos (as … Read more

how to climb Mount Everest with simply guts and Snapchat

it is hard enough to scale Mount Everest. it’s even harder to attain its summit without an oxygen boost. even as four,000 hikers have reached the pinnacle of the arena‘s tallest mountain in view that 1953, fewer than 2 hundred have done that feat without supplemental oxygen. that’s what two expert hikers, explorer Adrian Ballinger … Read more

How,Snapchat,won,this,year’s,SXSW

This year, the app that everyone was talking about at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival wasn’t something that debuted at the event. The platform didn’t throw a massive party, or even have an official presence. Still, for some reason, everyone couldn’t stop talking about Snapchat. “With SXSW you have people who tend to experiment … Read more

How Snapchat won this year’s SXSW

This year, the app that everyone was talking about at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival wasn’t something that debuted at the event. The platform didn’t throw a massive party, or even have an official presence. Still, for some reason, everyone couldn’t stop talking about Snapchat. “With SXSW you have people who tend to experiment … Read more