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#Snapchat to Reveal Financials Within a Week – #SocialMedia

Snap Inc, the secretive technology company that owns the popular messaging service Snapchat, is due to reveal its financials within a week as it moves toward its eagerly awaited initial public offering, sources familiar with the situation said on Friday. The Venice, California-based company will publish the registration document it secretly filed with U.S regulators…


Snapchat’s App Is Having Issues and People Are Upset

Snapchat encountered issues on Sunday, the company confirmed in a Tweet. Users of the photo- and video-sharing app complained that a glitch prevented them from refreshing their Snapchat feeds. Some said via Twitter that they deleted and re-installed the app, which did not fix anything. Snapchat is being annoying — jessie (@JessicaTaucci) December 25, 2016…


Snapchat Discover Adds Mitu to Target Multicultural Youth

Snap announced on Monday that mitu — a digital media company that aims to bring a Latino voice to the media — will join Snapchat Discover. On the platform starting Dec. 13, mitu will create videos, articles, photos and animations focusing on humor, food, family and relationships. “It’s important to us to provide editorial perspectives that fully reflect……


Snapchat Adds Shazam, Group-Chat Features

Snap Inc.’s Snapchat has packed a bunch of new features into its latest app, including the ability for users to chat with up to 16 friends and integration with Shazam. The social-media player cut a deal with Shazam, under which users can identify a song by pressing and holding on the Snapchat camera screen when… Read more »


How to Use Snapchat Lenses

Part of what makes Snapchat so addicting the assortment of eccentric lenses, filters, and stickers you can use to customize your snaps. The lenses option, which Snapchat announced last September, can transform your face into that of a horrifying monster or make it look like you’re vomiting rainbows. Lenses are a bit similar to apps…


Snapchat heads for possible $25bn flotation

Snap Inc, the owner of messaging app Snapchat, moves closer to a share flotation as it chooses Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to underwrite the listing. Via Tech Feed http://bbc.in/2dDQ8HK


Snapchat Has Chosen These Finance Giants to Lead Its IPO

Photo-sharing app Snapchat has chosen Morgan Stanley ms and Goldman Sachs gs as lead bankers for its initial public offering, which could happen as soon as March, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The banks were notified of their role early this week, according to the report. Snapchat’s parent is working on an…


Here’s Why Snapchat IPO Rumors Are Intensifying

The company that owns the popular Snapchat messaging service is working on going public at a value of $25 billion or more, according to a report on Thursday. Snap Inc. aims to hit the market as early as late March, the Wall Street Journal reported citing anonymous sources. Thanks to advertising revenue from Snapchat, Snap…


Here’s Another Sign That Snapchat Is Building a Physical Device

We already knew that Snapchat bought a Google Glass-esque startup called Vergence Labs and has recently been hiring a bunch of wearable technology and eyewear experts, but here’s another sign that the messaging firm is about to get into the burgeoning augmented-reality space. As noted by the Financial Times Monday, Snapchat has joined the Bluetooth…


Facebook Is Taking a Different Approach With Its New App for Teens

Facebook is finally taking a different approach to winning over young users. The social network on Friday introduced yet another app for sharing photos and videos intended to challenge its fast-growing rival Snapchat and its popularity with teens. The new app, Lifestage, is intended for teens for posting photos and videos, as well as to…