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Leaked Snapchat memo reveals plans for growth and resilience

Snapchat's parent company Snap has been circling its wagons amid wider economic wobbles.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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,
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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.
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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".
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Snap reveals its $3.99-a-month Snapchat+ subscription tier

Despite strong growth in its users (to 332 million daily actives by the end of March 2022) Snapchat's parent company Snap saw its stock price fall sharply after a revenue warning in May.