Snapchat growth sends Snap, Inc share price soaring
Since its IPO last year, Snapchat parent company Snap, Inc has had a rough time of it on Wall Street, with investors uneasy about the social app’s sluggish growth. Yesterday brought some good news for the company in...
February 7, 2018
Data suggests Snapchat is still mainly a messaging app
We know from Snapchat’s last quarterly financial results that the social app had 178 million daily active users, but the company hasn’t broken down what those people are doing within its app. The Daily Beast has now...
January 10, 2018
Instagram adds ‘recommended’ posts as Snapchat stories expand
The rivalry between Instagram and Snapchat was a big feature of the social-media world in 2017, and it’s already kicking off 2018 in a similar vein. Instagram is adding a “recommended for you” section to its feed,...
January 2, 2018
Saavn teams with Amazon, Snapchat and new strategic investors
Indian streaming service Saavn is having a busy month, thanks to a partnership with Amazon, a marketing campaign running on Snapchat, and a pair of new strategic investors for the company. Saavn has also seen its latest...
November 24, 2017
Snap stock drops after disappointing quarterly results for Snapchat
Are the wheels well and truly coming off the Snapchat bandwagon? Parent company Snap, Inc published its latest quarterly financial results last night, and while its revenues grew by 62% year-on-year to $207.9m, the company’s...
November 8, 2017
REPORT 410: AR SPECIAL–MUSIC’S AUGMENTED FUTURE
Lead: Take an in-depth look into the world of AR and ask if this is finally the time for a technology that has been knocking on the door for some time now to finally take off in a meaningful way. Beyond Music: Try these brilliant...
October 24, 2017
Snapchat launching global partnership with artist Jeff Koons
Snapchat launched a teaser website yesterday with a 24-hour countdown to… Well, people didn’t know what, until a Business Insider journalist tried setting their computer’s clock forward 24 hours, and discovered all...
October 3, 2017
Snap shares fall as net losses continue to grow
Snapchat’s parent company Snap reported its latest quarterly financial results overnight, and the sight of its share-price plummeting tells you what the markets thought of the figures. The company’s revenues were up...
August 11, 2017
Billboard launches ‘Artist Pass’ Snapchat music series
Snapchat is the latest frontier for music TV. Or so Billboard hopes, with its launch of a new shortform series called ‘Artist Pass’. Distributed via Snapchat in five-minute episodes, the show will go behind the scenes...
August 7, 2017
Snapchat may be losing the attention of advertising agencies
There has been plenty of discussion this week about Snap, Inc’s share price, which has reached a record low following the Snapchat parent company’s IPO earlier this year. Now CNBC has published an article based on...
August 3, 2017
Time Warner commits to $100m two-year Snapchat spend
Snap, Inc’s public status means we have much more information on Snapchat’s financials: including heavy net losses of $372.9m in 2015 and $514.6m in 2016 alone. Striking big content and advertising deals with big media...
June 20, 2017