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Snapchat financials reveal it now has 306m daily active users

Snapchat's parent company Snap published its latest financial results yesterday, for the third quarter of 2021, with 306 million daily active users.
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YouTube, Snap and TikTok to testify in US over children’s safety

In 2021, if you're a big tech platform with lots of children using your service, chances are you'll be in front of a committee of politicians sooner rather than later explaining how you keep those children safe.
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Snapchat gets a new UMG deal and reveals Sounds stats

Snap launched its 'Sounds' feature for Snapchat in October 2020, as a way for people to create videos using licensed music. It's part of the company's growing partnerships with the music industry. Today there's more news...
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Snap financials reveal Snapchat now has 265m daily active users

Snap, Inc published its latest financials yesterday, revealing that its Snapchat app now has 265 million daily active users. That’s up 22% year-on-year – 47 million more DAUs than at the end of 2019. “On...
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Google and Snap tipped to invest in Indian firm ShareChat

Google and Snap are in talks to invest in Indian social media company ShareChat, according to a report on TechCrunch. It claims that ShareChat’s Series E funding round will be more than $200m, with at least half of...
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77% of Facebook video views include music, claims Pex

Earlier this month, we reported on startup Pex's latest analysis of videos on YouTube, including its claim that music accounted for 5% of the total content on YouTube in 2019, but 22% of the views. Now Pex has published...
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Snap strikes deals for licensed music in Snapchat app

Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc has signed music licensing deals with Warner Music Group, Warner Chappell, Universal Music Publishing, Merlin and a number of members of US publishing body the NMPA. Bloomberg reported...
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Snapchat parent company publishes its first diversity report

Call us cynics if you like, but if we were a prominent tech company publishing our first ever diversity report, showing that our leadership team (VP and above) was 74.2% white and 69.7% male, we'd do it on a day when four...
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Snap financials reveal user growth but also heavy losses

Social app Snapchat ended 2019 with 218 million daily active users, having added 31 million during the year as a whole – 17% year-on-year growth. That’s according to parent company Snap’s latest financial results,...
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Snap IPO investors reportedly will not get voting power

More details are emerging about Snapchat parent Snap Inc’s plans for its forthcoming IPO. People buying shares in the company will be very much viewers rather than participants in its future strategy. “Investors won’t...