Leaked Snapchat memo reveals plans for growth and resilience
Snapchat's parent company Snap has been circling its wagons amid wider economic wobbles.
September 8, 2022
Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow take Snapchat’s AR tech on tour
Snapchat and Live Nation announced a partnership around augmented reality (AR) and live concerts earlier this year.
September 7, 2022
Snap to shut down Voisey and retreat from web3 experiments
We reported last week on Snapchat parent company Snap's plans to lay off around 20% of its employees.
September 5, 2022
Snap plans significant layoffs – “approximately 20 percent of employees”
A report claims that Snap is about to lay off around 20 percent of its 6,400 employees – that’s around 1280 people.
August 31, 2022
More than 1m people are paying for Snapchat premium tier
Snapchat launched its first ever subscription tier in June this year, with the $3.99-a-month Snapchat+. How's that going?
August 16, 2022
New study reveals US teens’ appetite for YouTube and TikTok
The latest study by the Pew Research Center in the US is well worth your time today to understand some of the shifts in this behaviour.
August 11, 2022
Snapchat Family Center feature gives parents more oversight
If you're a digital service right now with tween and teen users, you're under increasing pressure from regulators and politicians over issues including safety and data privacy.
August 9, 2022
Snap’s Lenses and reaching non-music-fan music fans
Snap recently launched “Ghost Phone” – an “AR Game Mini” that was built in-house, and runs via their Lens technology.
August 5, 2022
Snap launches Snapchat Sounds Creator Fund
Snap has announced that, as of August, it will launch a “Snapchat Sounds Creator Fund” which provides monthly grants “of up to $100,000” to top creators using its ‘Sounds’ feature,
July 29, 2022
Snap share price falls sharply after Q2 financial results
Snap's revenues are still growing – up 13% year-on-year to $1.11bn in Q2 – but they fell short of analysts' expectations.
July 22, 2022
Snap to launch a test turning NFTs into AR Snapchat lenses
The test "would allow NFT artists to showcase their designs on the Snapchat platform as augmented reality filters".
July 13, 2022