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Social Media Today
4 days ago
Design

Snapchat Facilitates New AR Art Experience With the Loncoln Center

Snapchat partners with The Lincoln Center to blend traditional art with AR through a unique initiative. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 days ago
Design

Snapchat Facilitates New AR Art Experience With The Loncoln Center

Snapchat partners with The Lincoln Center to merge art and AR through an AR lens showcasing mental health and sound. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 days ago
Design

Snapchat Facilitates New AR Art Experience With the Loncoln Center

Snapchat partners with The Lincoln Center to blend traditional art with AR through a unique initiative. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 days ago
Design

Snapchat Facilitates New AR Art Experience With The Loncoln Center

Snapchat partners with The Lincoln Center to merge art and AR through an AR lens showcasing mental health and sound. [ more ]
morethe-lincoln-center
Social Media Today
1 month ago
Europe politics

Snapchat Announces Voter Awareness Initiatives Ahead of EU Elections

Snapchat is launching new initiatives to encourage civic participation among EU residents ahead of the European General Elections, including a new AR election Lens. [ more ]
#roi-optimization
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Provides Overview of Its Evolving Ad Tools

Snapchat's Q1 success attributed to increased ad performance and focus on SMBs. [ more ]
Adweek
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Adds Lower Funnel Tools for Performance Marketers

Snapchat is enhancing ad products for immediate purchases to increase ROI for brands. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Provides Overview of Its Evolving Ad Tools

Snapchat's Q1 success attributed to increased ad performance and focus on SMBs. [ more ]
Adweek
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Adds Lower Funnel Tools for Performance Marketers

Snapchat is enhancing ad products for immediate purchases to increase ROI for brands. [ more ]
moreroi-optimization
#advertisers
Digiday
2 months ago
Marketing

How Snapchat, Meta, Pinterest and Google are eyeing up TikTok ad dollars

Competitors like Snapchat are positioning themselves to attract ad dollars if TikTok faces uncertainty. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Online marketing

Snap Announces Expanded Brand Safety Partnership With IAS

Snapchat partners with IAS for brand safety reporting solution
Ad placement on Snapchat found 99% brand safe by IAS [ more ]
Digiday
2 months ago
Marketing

How Snapchat, Meta, Pinterest and Google are eyeing up TikTok ad dollars

Competitors like Snapchat are positioning themselves to attract ad dollars if TikTok faces uncertainty. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Online marketing

Snap Announces Expanded Brand Safety Partnership With IAS

Snapchat partners with IAS for brand safety reporting solution
Ad placement on Snapchat found 99% brand safe by IAS [ more ]
moreadvertisers
#roi
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Provides New Overview of its Evolving Ad Tools

Snapchat made a strong recovery in Q1 with increased ad performance and focus on SMBs resulting in a significant jump in SMB advertisers. [ more ]
Adweek
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Adds Lower Funnel Tools for Performance Marketers

Snapchat shifts to immediate purchases for higher returns through upgraded lower funnel ad products and streamlined ad formats. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Provides New Overview of its Evolving Ad Tools

Snapchat made a strong recovery in Q1 with increased ad performance and focus on SMBs resulting in a significant jump in SMB advertisers. [ more ]
Adweek
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Adds Lower Funnel Tools for Performance Marketers

Snapchat shifts to immediate purchases for higher returns through upgraded lower funnel ad products and streamlined ad formats. [ more ]
moreroi
The Business of Fashion
2 months ago
Marketing

L'Oreal Is Trying to Bring Virtual Try-On for Hair Colour to the Masses

L'Oréal partners with Snapchat and Walmart to bring AR try-on feature to shelves. [ more ]
#revenue-growth
Mobile World Live
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snap CEO looks to boost AI investment

Snapchat acknowledges it fell behind in AI, plans to increase investment in the technology to enhance its business performance. [ more ]
Digiday
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap bolsters ad offerings and incentives to woo advertisers - but will they take?

Snapchat is offering discounts and incentives to attract advertisers back to its platform, significantly growing its ad revenue in Q1 2024. [ more ]
Quartz
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap stock popped 30% after a sunny first-quarter earnings report

Snap shares surged 30% after revenue growth and a significant rise in premium subscribers. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Sees Increases in Users and Revenue in Q1

Snapchat benefiting from TikTok's influence and introducing new features to drive engagement and revenue growth. [ more ]
Deadline
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Stock Soars On Strong Q1 Revenue & Outlook As Daily Active Users Hit 422 Million

Snap's revenue exceeds expectations, with shares surging 26% after revealing strong Q1 performance. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap says total watch time on its TikTok competitor increased more than 125% | TechCrunch

Snapchat's TikTok competitor, Spotlight, saw a significant increase in watch time, driving overall content engagement and user growth. [ more ]
Mobile World Live
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snap CEO looks to boost AI investment

Snapchat acknowledges it fell behind in AI, plans to increase investment in the technology to enhance its business performance. [ more ]
Digiday
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap bolsters ad offerings and incentives to woo advertisers - but will they take?

Snapchat is offering discounts and incentives to attract advertisers back to its platform, significantly growing its ad revenue in Q1 2024. [ more ]
Quartz
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap stock popped 30% after a sunny first-quarter earnings report

Snap shares surged 30% after revenue growth and a significant rise in premium subscribers. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Sees Increases in Users and Revenue in Q1

Snapchat benefiting from TikTok's influence and introducing new features to drive engagement and revenue growth. [ more ]
Deadline
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Stock Soars On Strong Q1 Revenue & Outlook As Daily Active Users Hit 422 Million

Snap's revenue exceeds expectations, with shares surging 26% after revealing strong Q1 performance. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap says total watch time on its TikTok competitor increased more than 125% | TechCrunch

Snapchat's TikTok competitor, Spotlight, saw a significant increase in watch time, driving overall content engagement and user growth. [ more ]
morerevenue-growth
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Launches Program to Measure Carbon Emissions of Digital Ads

Snapchat partners with Scope3 to assess carbon footprint of ads, ranks as most efficient in category. [ more ]
#advertising
The Drum
2 months ago
Marketing

The Drum's Daily Briefing: Apple ad-blocking row and Reddit lawsuit

Snapchat enhancing ad offering to attract advertisers. [ more ]
Tech Times
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Unveils New AR, ML Tools Tailored for Advertisers

Snapchat introduced AR and ML tools for advertisers, enhancing ad creation efficiency and engagement. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Showcases New AR Ad Tools at NewFronts 2025

Snapchat introduces AR Extensions for advertisers to integrate AR Lenses and Filters into ad formats. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat parent company sees shares surge as improved ad system pays off

Shares of Snap surged 21% after exceeding revenue and user growth expectations. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Shares Insight into the Performance of Direct Response and Brand Campaigns in the App

Snapchat offers higher return on ad spend (ROAS) compared to other marketing channels. [ more ]
Marketing Dive
3 months ago
Marketing

Snap teams with IAS for AI-driven brand safety solution

Snap partners with IAS for brand safety reporting solution
Snap introduces first-party tool for pre-campaign ad optimization [ more ]
The Drum
2 months ago
Marketing

The Drum's Daily Briefing: Apple ad-blocking row and Reddit lawsuit

Snapchat enhancing ad offering to attract advertisers. [ more ]
Tech Times
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Unveils New AR, ML Tools Tailored for Advertisers

Snapchat introduced AR and ML tools for advertisers, enhancing ad creation efficiency and engagement. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Showcases New AR Ad Tools at NewFronts 2025

Snapchat introduces AR Extensions for advertisers to integrate AR Lenses and Filters into ad formats. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat parent company sees shares surge as improved ad system pays off

Shares of Snap surged 21% after exceeding revenue and user growth expectations. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Shares Insight into the Performance of Direct Response and Brand Campaigns in the App

Snapchat offers higher return on ad spend (ROAS) compared to other marketing channels. [ more ]
Marketing Dive
3 months ago
Marketing

Snap teams with IAS for AI-driven brand safety solution

Snap partners with IAS for brand safety reporting solution
Snap introduces first-party tool for pre-campaign ad optimization [ more ]
moreadvertising
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Marketing

How Snapchat is saving itself and keeping up with Silicon Valley giants

Social networks must focus on unseen aspects to thrive [ more ]
#ai
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Announces Generative AI Features, DM Editing

Snapchatters can design their own digital garments for Bitmoji with unique patterns like 'vibrant graffiti' or 'skull flower.' [ more ]
The Drum
2 months ago
Marketing

The Drum's Daily Briefing: Universal Music & TikTok strike chord & Snapchat's AI makeover

UMG renews deal with TikTok, benefiting artists with improved pay and access to billion-plus users. Snapchat introduces edit message feature, emoji reactions, and AI-powered reminders. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Announces New Generative AI Features, DM Editing

Snapchatters can design unique digital garments for their Bitmoji. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Adds Generative AI Pets for Subscribers

Snapchat is prompting subscribers to add Bitmoji pets to their map.
Snapchat is expanding its generative AI capacity with features like Bitmoji pets and AI chatbot functions. [ more ]
Exchangewire
6 months ago
Marketing tech

Over Half of Companies Concerned about Unintentional Greenwashing; Microsoft Overtakes Apple as Most Valuable Company; Snapchat Subscribers Skyrocket with AI Features

Over half of companies are concerned about unintentional greenwashing, as they may be held accountable for reporting emissions in their value chain.
Microsoft has overtaken Apple as the most valuable company, thanks to its investment in OpenAI and a surge of 57% in value during 2023. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Announces Generative AI Features, DM Editing

Snapchatters can design their own digital garments for Bitmoji with unique patterns like 'vibrant graffiti' or 'skull flower.' [ more ]
The Drum
2 months ago
Marketing

The Drum's Daily Briefing: Universal Music & TikTok strike chord & Snapchat's AI makeover

UMG renews deal with TikTok, benefiting artists with improved pay and access to billion-plus users. Snapchat introduces edit message feature, emoji reactions, and AI-powered reminders. [ more ]
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Announces New Generative AI Features, DM Editing

Snapchatters can design unique digital garments for their Bitmoji. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Adds Generative AI Pets for Subscribers

Snapchat is prompting subscribers to add Bitmoji pets to their map.
Snapchat is expanding its generative AI capacity with features like Bitmoji pets and AI chatbot functions. [ more ]
Exchangewire
6 months ago
Marketing tech

Over Half of Companies Concerned about Unintentional Greenwashing; Microsoft Overtakes Apple as Most Valuable Company; Snapchat Subscribers Skyrocket with AI Features

Over half of companies are concerned about unintentional greenwashing, as they may be held accountable for reporting emissions in their value chain.
Microsoft has overtaken Apple as the most valuable company, thanks to its investment in OpenAI and a surge of 57% in value during 2023. [ more ]
moreai
#new-features
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

New Snapchat update finally introduces editable Snaps

Snapchat is introducing editable Snaps feature allowing users to edit messages within five minutes of sending before it's replied to. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat will soon let you edit your messages after sending

Snapchat is launching new features like editing sent messages and AI-powered functions. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

New Snapchat update finally introduces editable Snaps

Snapchat is introducing editable Snaps feature allowing users to edit messages within five minutes of sending before it's replied to. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat will soon let you edit your messages after sending

Snapchat is launching new features like editing sent messages and AI-powered functions. [ more ]
morenew-features
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat launches new AR and ML tools for brands and advertisers | TechCrunch

Snapchat introduces new AR and ML tools for brands and advertisers to create interactive experiences efficiently. [ more ]
www.ilfordrecorder.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Predator ensnared teenage girl on Snapchat before raping her

The predator Hamza Nasir, who raped a teenage girl he met on Snapchat, has been jailed for 14 years. [ more ]
#advertising-revenue
Morningstar, Inc.
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Earnings: Advertising Growth and Snapchat+ Drive Monetization

Snap has improved user monetization, increased revenue per user, and achieved success in brand marketing and direct placement advertising. [ more ]
Finbold
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat stock surges 25% in a day; Can SNAP reach $20?

Snapchat's stock surged by 30% after impressive Q1 earnings, exceeding expectations. The positive momentum pushed shares to $14.20. [ more ]
The Motley Fool
3 months ago
Marketing

This Stock Is Down 86%, But 1 Number Suggests a Reversal Might be Near | The Motley Fool

Businesses slashed costs, impacting companies reliant on advertising like Meta, Google, and Snap.
Snap's record-high user base growth, particularly among the 13-to-34 age group, presents a promising opportunity for advertisers. [ more ]
Benzinga
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel: 'Snapchat Is Different Than Social Media' - Snap (NYSE:SNAP)

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel plans to increase advertising revenue by differentiating Snapchat from social media platforms.
Snapchat's unique features, such as its moderated content platform and focus on bringing friends and family closer together, are said to be appealing to advertisers. [ more ]
Morningstar, Inc.
2 months ago
Marketing

Snap Earnings: Advertising Growth and Snapchat+ Drive Monetization

Snap has improved user monetization, increased revenue per user, and achieved success in brand marketing and direct placement advertising. [ more ]
Finbold
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat stock surges 25% in a day; Can SNAP reach $20?

Snapchat's stock surged by 30% after impressive Q1 earnings, exceeding expectations. The positive momentum pushed shares to $14.20. [ more ]
The Motley Fool
3 months ago
Marketing

This Stock Is Down 86%, But 1 Number Suggests a Reversal Might be Near | The Motley Fool

Businesses slashed costs, impacting companies reliant on advertising like Meta, Google, and Snap.
Snap's record-high user base growth, particularly among the 13-to-34 age group, presents a promising opportunity for advertisers. [ more ]
Benzinga
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel: 'Snapchat Is Different Than Social Media' - Snap (NYSE:SNAP)

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel plans to increase advertising revenue by differentiating Snapchat from social media platforms.
Snapchat's unique features, such as its moderated content platform and focus on bringing friends and family closer together, are said to be appealing to advertisers. [ more ]
moreadvertising-revenue
#social-media
TipRanks Financial
2 months ago
Marketing

Here's what Wall Street is saying about Snap ahead of earnings - TipRanks.com

Q2 revenue guidance will be critical for Snap's stock performance post-call. [ more ]
Lindsey Gamble
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Adds the Ability for Creators to Share and Upload Longer Videos Like TikTok - Lindsey Gamble

Snapchat now allows up to three-minute videos, following TikTok and Instagram.
Creators may benefit from repurposing longer videos for Snapchat's Spotlight feature. [ more ]
Digiday
5 months ago
Marketing

Why Snapchat is pitching its platform as an alternative to social media

Snapchat is positioning itself as an alternative to other social media platforms by emphasizing connection.
Snapchat's brand campaign is focusing on events like the Grammy's and Super Bowl to reach a large audience and convey its message of connection. [ more ]
SlashGear.com
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Snapchat's Super Bowl 2024 Ad Will Make You Want To Kiss A Cobra And Film It (Maybe) - SlashGear

Snapchat prioritizes privacy with friends-only content and limited visibility.
Snapchat has been ranked as the worst social media platform for children's mental health and has a history of being associated with online grooming. [ more ]
SFGATE
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Calif.'s Snapchat wants you to think it's not a social media app

Snapchat's new marketing campaign aims to position the app as something different than traditional social media.
The ad emphasizes Snapchat's focus on authenticity, individuality, and personal connections. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Growth hacking

Snapchat Is Now Up to 800M Monthly Active Users

Snapchat's monthly active user count is now at 800 million, up from 750 million last year.
Snap is shifting its focus towards community growth in North America and Europe. [ more ]
TipRanks Financial
2 months ago
Marketing

Here's what Wall Street is saying about Snap ahead of earnings - TipRanks.com

Q2 revenue guidance will be critical for Snap's stock performance post-call. [ more ]
Lindsey Gamble
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Adds the Ability for Creators to Share and Upload Longer Videos Like TikTok - Lindsey Gamble

Snapchat now allows up to three-minute videos, following TikTok and Instagram.
Creators may benefit from repurposing longer videos for Snapchat's Spotlight feature. [ more ]
Digiday
5 months ago
Marketing

Why Snapchat is pitching its platform as an alternative to social media

Snapchat is positioning itself as an alternative to other social media platforms by emphasizing connection.
Snapchat's brand campaign is focusing on events like the Grammy's and Super Bowl to reach a large audience and convey its message of connection. [ more ]
SlashGear.com
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Snapchat's Super Bowl 2024 Ad Will Make You Want To Kiss A Cobra And Film It (Maybe) - SlashGear

Snapchat prioritizes privacy with friends-only content and limited visibility.
Snapchat has been ranked as the worst social media platform for children's mental health and has a history of being associated with online grooming. [ more ]
SFGATE
5 months ago
Social media marketing

Calif.'s Snapchat wants you to think it's not a social media app

Snapchat's new marketing campaign aims to position the app as something different than traditional social media.
The ad emphasizes Snapchat's focus on authenticity, individuality, and personal connections. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Growth hacking

Snapchat Is Now Up to 800M Monthly Active Users

Snapchat's monthly active user count is now at 800 million, up from 750 million last year.
Snap is shifting its focus towards community growth in North America and Europe. [ more ]
moresocial-media
Social Media Today
2 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Sees Increases in Users and Revenue in Q1

Snapchat saw significant increase in video consumption due to TikTok's influence. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Shares Insight into the Performance of Direct Response and Brand Campaigns

Snapchat drives high return on ad spend compared to competitors. [ more ]
#ai-generated-images
Mashable
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat will now watermark users' AI-generated images

Snapchat is introducing watermarking on AI-generated images to combat misinformation and deepfakes. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snap plans to add watermarks to images created with its AI-powered tools | TechCrunch

Snap plans to add watermarks to AI-generated images for transparency and to prevent violations of its terms. [ more ]
Mashable
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat will now watermark users' AI-generated images

Snapchat is introducing watermarking on AI-generated images to combat misinformation and deepfakes. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snap plans to add watermarks to images created with its AI-powered tools | TechCrunch

Snap plans to add watermarks to AI-generated images for transparency and to prevent violations of its terms. [ more ]
moreai-generated-images
Engadget
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snap is adding a watermark to AI-generated images

Snapchat introduces AI watermark to distinguish AI-generated content. [ more ]
AdExchanger
3 months ago
Marketing tech

The FTC Targets Another Location Targeter; Publishers Snap To It | AdExchanger

FTC focuses on cracking down on location data brokers. [ more ]
#partnerships
Digiday
3 months ago
Marketing tech

Snapchat's relationship with publishers is still pretty complicated

Snapchat's recent staff shake-up has left publishers feeling adrift and confused. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Launches Advanced Partner Program To Help Build on Opportunities

Snapchat launches Advanced Partner Program for agencies to create new ad solutions.
Partners will receive personalized training, support, and tools for managing ads. [ more ]
Digiday
3 months ago
Marketing tech

Snapchat's relationship with publishers is still pretty complicated

Snapchat's recent staff shake-up has left publishers feeling adrift and confused. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Launches Advanced Partner Program To Help Build on Opportunities

Snapchat launches Advanced Partner Program for agencies to create new ad solutions.
Partners will receive personalized training, support, and tools for managing ads. [ more ]
morepartnerships
#advanced-partner-program
Marketing Dive
3 months ago
Marketing

Snap expands perks for 'leaned in' agency partners with new program

Snap is launching an advanced partner program for agencies using Snapchat, offering personalized training, support, and other perks.
Partners in the program will have access to new features for buying, managing, and measuring Snapchat campaigns, aiming to attract more large global agencies. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Launches 'Advanced Partner Program' to Help Build on Opportunities

Snapchat launches Advanced Partner Program for agencies to improve ad solutions.
Advanced Partners receive personalized training, support, and tools to enhance collaboration and measurement on Snapchat. [ more ]
Marketing Dive
3 months ago
Marketing

Snap expands perks for 'leaned in' agency partners with new program

Snap is launching an advanced partner program for agencies using Snapchat, offering personalized training, support, and other perks.
Partners in the program will have access to new features for buying, managing, and measuring Snapchat campaigns, aiming to attract more large global agencies. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Launches 'Advanced Partner Program' to Help Build on Opportunities

Snapchat launches Advanced Partner Program for agencies to improve ad solutions.
Advanced Partners receive personalized training, support, and tools to enhance collaboration and measurement on Snapchat. [ more ]
moreadvanced-partner-program
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Online Community Development

Snap Announces 2024 Partner Summit and Lens Fest

Snap Partner Summit to focus on new products and Snapchat community celebration
Snapchat facing challenges with slowing user growth and staff reduction
AR development to be highlighted at the summit amidst overall subdued event [ more ]
#ai-powered-lenses
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Adds Generative AI Lenses, Longer Video Uploads and More

Snapchat introduces new AI-powered Lenses for advanced visual editing and customization.
The integration of generative AI within Snapchat's features, like creating unique avatars from uploaded photos. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Adds New Generative AI Lenses, Longer Video Uploads and More

Snapchat introduces new AI-powered Lenses for creative editing and customization of visuals.
The new tools, while not revolutionary, offer interesting options for future in-app updates. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Adds Generative AI Lenses, Longer Video Uploads and More

Snapchat introduces new AI-powered Lenses for advanced visual editing and customization.
The integration of generative AI within Snapchat's features, like creating unique avatars from uploaded photos. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Adds New Generative AI Lenses, Longer Video Uploads and More

Snapchat introduces new AI-powered Lenses for creative editing and customization of visuals.
The new tools, while not revolutionary, offer interesting options for future in-app updates. [ more ]
moreai-powered-lenses
#onavo
SFGATE
3 months ago
Business intelligence

Project 'Ghostbusters': Facebook secretly spied on Snapchat data, docs allege

Facebook spied on Snapchat users' traffic via Onavo from 2016-2019.
The project was codenamed 'Ghostbusters' and was about analytics, not content monitoring. [ more ]
Theregister
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

Meta allegedly snooped on Snapchat via traffic decryption

Meta allegedly initiated Project Ghostbusters to spy on Snapchat data traffic and harm competitors' ad business.
Project Ghostbusters was run by Onavo, a company acquired by Facebook known for user surveillance. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
Business intelligence

Project 'Ghostbusters': Facebook secretly spied on Snapchat data, docs allege

Facebook spied on Snapchat users' traffic via Onavo from 2016-2019.
The project was codenamed 'Ghostbusters' and was about analytics, not content monitoring. [ more ]
Theregister
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

Meta allegedly snooped on Snapchat via traffic decryption

Meta allegedly initiated Project Ghostbusters to spy on Snapchat data traffic and harm competitors' ad business.
Project Ghostbusters was run by Onavo, a company acquired by Facebook known for user surveillance. [ more ]
moreonavo
#instagram
Caixinglobal
3 months ago
Marketing

Rivals Vie to Fill Market Void as U.S. Business Ban Looms Over TikTok

A ban on TikTok would impact millions of small businesses and users in the U.S.
Rivals like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat are benefiting from TikTok's potential ban. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Digital life

Instagram confirms it's developing a Snap Map-like 'Friend Map' feature | TechCrunch

Instagram is developing a Friend Map feature similar to Snapchat's Snap Map, allowing real-time location sharing.
Instagram's Friend Map feature will have end-to-end encryption for location data and will allow users to leave short messages on the map. [ more ]
NewsNation
5 months ago
Marketing

YouTube reigns as most popular social media app; TikTok grows: Pew

YouTube is the most used social media app in America, with 83% of Americans reporting that they have used it.
Facebook is the second most popular social media app in America, with 68% of Americans using it. [ more ]
Caixinglobal
3 months ago
Marketing

Rivals Vie to Fill Market Void as U.S. Business Ban Looms Over TikTok

A ban on TikTok would impact millions of small businesses and users in the U.S.
Rivals like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat are benefiting from TikTok's potential ban. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Digital life

Instagram confirms it's developing a Snap Map-like 'Friend Map' feature | TechCrunch

Instagram is developing a Friend Map feature similar to Snapchat's Snap Map, allowing real-time location sharing.
Instagram's Friend Map feature will have end-to-end encryption for location data and will allow users to leave short messages on the map. [ more ]
NewsNation
5 months ago
Marketing

YouTube reigns as most popular social media app; TikTok grows: Pew

YouTube is the most used social media app in America, with 83% of Americans reporting that they have used it.
Facebook is the second most popular social media app in America, with 68% of Americans using it. [ more ]
moreinstagram
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Marketing

Snap Launches Sponsored AR Filters as New Ad Option

Brands can sponsor AR filters on Snapchat for ads, linked to promotions.
Snapchat provides a free DIY tool for creating sponsored AR filters, saving on production costs. [ more ]
#free-speech
Electronic Frontier Foundation
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

EFF to California Appellate Court: Reject Trial Judge's Ruling That Would Penalize Beneficial Features and Tools on Social Media

Court held Snapchat's features made it a 'defective product'
Section 230 protects online intermediaries from liability for user-generated content [ more ]
WSOC TV
6 months ago
Privacy professionals

A group representing TikTok, Meta and X sues Ohio over new law limiting kids' use of social media

Tech trade group sues Ohio over law requiring parental consent for social media use by children.
The law is being challenged as unconstitutional, impeding free speech, and overbroad and vague. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

EFF to California Appellate Court: Reject Trial Judge's Ruling That Would Penalize Beneficial Features and Tools on Social Media

Court held Snapchat's features made it a 'defective product'
Section 230 protects online intermediaries from liability for user-generated content [ more ]
WSOC TV
6 months ago
Privacy professionals

A group representing TikTok, Meta and X sues Ohio over new law limiting kids' use of social media

Tech trade group sues Ohio over law requiring parental consent for social media use by children.
The law is being challenged as unconstitutional, impeding free speech, and overbroad and vague. [ more ]
morefree-speech
Exchangewire
4 months ago
Marketing

Snap & OMD Partner with Amplified Intelligence to Make AR Attention Measurable

Accurate attention measurement with AR lenses on Snapchat.
Blended analysis reveals the actual attention and impact on creative performance. [ more ]
#campaign-metrics
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Marketing

Snap Announces New Partnership With Fospha To Provide More In-Depth Campaign Analytics

Fospha has partnered with Snapchat to help marketers measure the impact and effectiveness of their campaigns.
Fospha will provide additional, third-party verification of Snapchat campaign metrics and more in-depth data to better inform marketing strategies. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Marketing

Snap Announces New Partnership with Fospha to Provide More In-Depth Campaign Analytics

Fospha and Snapchat have partnered to help marketers measure the impact and effectiveness of their campaigns
Fospha will provide additional, third-party verification of Snapchat campaign metrics and more in-depth data based on advanced tracking tools [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Marketing

Snap Announces New Partnership With Fospha To Provide More In-Depth Campaign Analytics

Fospha has partnered with Snapchat to help marketers measure the impact and effectiveness of their campaigns.
Fospha will provide additional, third-party verification of Snapchat campaign metrics and more in-depth data to better inform marketing strategies. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Marketing

Snap Announces New Partnership with Fospha to Provide More In-Depth Campaign Analytics

Fospha and Snapchat have partnered to help marketers measure the impact and effectiveness of their campaigns
Fospha will provide additional, third-party verification of Snapchat campaign metrics and more in-depth data based on advanced tracking tools [ more ]
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Social Media Today
5 months ago
Business intelligence

Snapchat Shares New Research Into the Opportunities of the Saudi Arabian Market

Snapchat needs to find more ways to maximize its business opportunities. [ more ]
Social Media Today
5 months ago
Business intelligence

Snapchat Shares New Research into the Opportunities of the Saudi Arabian Market

Snapchat needs to find more ways to maximize its business opportunities. [ more ]
MarTech
5 months ago
Marketing

Traackr partners with Snap to boost influencer relationships | MarTech

Traackr partners with Snap Inc. for influencer marketing
Snapchat continues to compete with TikTok for Gen Z attention [ more ]
#layoffs
CityAM
5 months ago
Marketing

How social media giant Snap has been snapped back to reality

Snapchat announces plans to reduce its workforce by 10% as it faces challenges in generating profits and revenue.
The company's decision to reorganize and promote in-person collaboration is aimed at reducing hierarchy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Tech industry

Snap Becomes Latest Tech Company to Cut Jobs

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is laying off more than 500 employees in a cost-cutting measure.
The layoffs amount to 10% of Snap's global workforce and will primarily occur in Q1 2024. [ more ]
CityAM
5 months ago
Marketing

How social media giant Snap has been snapped back to reality

Snapchat announces plans to reduce its workforce by 10% as it faces challenges in generating profits and revenue.
The company's decision to reorganize and promote in-person collaboration is aimed at reducing hierarchy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Tech industry

Snap Becomes Latest Tech Company to Cut Jobs

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is laying off more than 500 employees in a cost-cutting measure.
The layoffs amount to 10% of Snap's global workforce and will primarily occur in Q1 2024. [ more ]
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Variety
5 months ago
Startup companies

Snap Misses Q4 Forecasts, Stock Plunges Sharply

Snap's Q4 revenue was lower than expected, leading to a drop in stock price.
Snapchat's daily active users increased to 414 million in Q4, up 10% from the previous year. [ more ]
Miami Herald
5 months ago
Education

Miami-Dade teacher posts inappropriate video on Snapchat. Students found it, cops say

A teacher at Ronald W. Reagan Doral High School was jailed for posting an explicit video on Snapchat.
Students alerted authorities after seeing the video on Snapchat's public map feature. [ more ]
#privacy-settings
Future of Privacy Forum
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

7 Essential Tips to Protect Your Privacy in 2024 - Future of Privacy Forum

Personal data collection is common in our online activities, and it can be shared and sold to other companies.
There are steps you can take to protect your personal data, such as reviewing privacy settings on social media and using privacy options provided by platforms like Snap. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Announces New Parental Oversight and Management Improvements

Snapchat is rolling out updates to its parental control and supervision tools, making it easier for parents to manage their kids' exposure levels on the app.
The updates include a new overview of safety and privacy settings for teen users, a more prominent placement of the Family Center in the app, and the option for parents to opt their teens out of the 'My AI' chatbot tool. [ more ]
TechCrunch
6 months ago
Parenting

Snapchat now lets parents restrict their teens from using the app's 'My AI' chatbot, view their privacy settings | TechCrunch

Snapchat is introducing new parental controls that allow parents to restrict their teens from interacting with the app's AI chatbot.
The changes also include giving parents access to view their teens' privacy settings and making it easier to find the Family Center for parental controls. [ more ]
Future of Privacy Forum
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

7 Essential Tips to Protect Your Privacy in 2024 - Future of Privacy Forum

Personal data collection is common in our online activities, and it can be shared and sold to other companies.
There are steps you can take to protect your personal data, such as reviewing privacy settings on social media and using privacy options provided by platforms like Snap. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Announces New Parental Oversight and Management Improvements

Snapchat is rolling out updates to its parental control and supervision tools, making it easier for parents to manage their kids' exposure levels on the app.
The updates include a new overview of safety and privacy settings for teen users, a more prominent placement of the Family Center in the app, and the option for parents to opt their teens out of the 'My AI' chatbot tool. [ more ]
TechCrunch
6 months ago
Parenting

Snapchat now lets parents restrict their teens from using the app's 'My AI' chatbot, view their privacy settings | TechCrunch

Snapchat is introducing new parental controls that allow parents to restrict their teens from interacting with the app's AI chatbot.
The changes also include giving parents access to view their teens' privacy settings and making it easier to find the Family Center for parental controls. [ more ]
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Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Man posted child porn 'menu' on Snapchat, California cops say. More victims possible

Man arrested for selling explicit images of children online and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old.
Police believe there may be more victims and are urging anyone in contact with the suspect to come forward. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Adds Generative AI Pets for Snapchat+ Subscribers

Snapchat+ subscribers can now add Bitmoji pets to their map
Snapchat is expanding its generative AI capacity [ more ]
#lawsuit
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Digital life

The tide has turned': why parents are suing US social media firms after their children's death

Carson Bride died by suicide after receiving hundreds of harassing messages on the anonymous messaging app Yolo.
His mother filed charges against Snapchat and the anonymous messaging apps it hosted, leading to the removal of anonymous messaging features on the platform. [ more ]
Above the Law
6 months ago
Law

Fentanyl Death Suit Against Snapchat Could Signal Change In Section 230's Protection

Snapchat is facing a lawsuit brought by the relatives of children who overdosed on drugs allegedly purchased using the app.
The lawsuit alleges that Snapchat's designs, structures, and policies facilitated the illicit drug sales to teenagers. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Digital life

The tide has turned': why parents are suing US social media firms after their children's death

Carson Bride died by suicide after receiving hundreds of harassing messages on the anonymous messaging app Yolo.
His mother filed charges against Snapchat and the anonymous messaging apps it hosted, leading to the removal of anonymous messaging features on the platform. [ more ]
Above the Law
6 months ago
Law

Fentanyl Death Suit Against Snapchat Could Signal Change In Section 230's Protection

Snapchat is facing a lawsuit brought by the relatives of children who overdosed on drugs allegedly purchased using the app.
The lawsuit alleges that Snapchat's designs, structures, and policies facilitated the illicit drug sales to teenagers. [ more ]
morelawsuit
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Snapchat Announces New Parental Oversight and Management Improvements

Snapchat is updating its parental control tools, making it easier for parents to manage their child's exposure on the app.
The updates include an overview of safety and privacy settings, improved visibility of the Family Center, and the option to opt-out of the 'My AI' chatbot. [ more ]
TheWrap
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The First Hit Generative AI Product After ChatGPT? Somehow, It's Snapchat+

Snapchat+ has reached 7 million paying subscribers, surpassing Instagram and Twitter's premium offerings.
For $3.99 per month, Snapchat+ offers generative AI features like an image generator, chatbot, and Dreams tool. [ more ]
Social Media Today
6 months ago
Marketing

Snapchat Announces New Entertainment Measurement Partnership With Samba TV

Snapchat partners with Samba TV to provide measurement insights for advertisers
Samba TV will share insights with Snap advertisers in the entertainment vertical [ more ]
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