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Snapchat Stories September 15, 2022

Snapchat adding iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets, chat shortcuts, more

Snapchat is the latest popular app to introduce iOS 16 Lock Screen widgets support. This is only one of the features being made available this fall by the company, which keeps improving how people can experience the app.

Snapchat Stories August 30, 2022

Snap to lay off 20% of its workforce due to slowdown and Apple competition

Snapchat has been losing money for a while now, and it seems that the company will soon be taking some tough measures to make up for it. According to a new report from The Verge, Snap Inc. (the company that owns Snapchat) plans to lay off about 20% of its employees in the coming days.

Snapchat Stories August 29, 2022

Snapchat for iOS adds long-awaited Dual Camera recording support

Today, Snapchat announced a new way for its community to post photos and videos on the platform with a new Dual Camera feature. As the name suggests, it lets users record or take photos with both lenses at the same time – almost like BeReal and Filmic Pro.

Snapchat Stories August 15, 2022

Snapchat+ hits 1M paying subscribers as company announces Priority Story Replies, new app icons, more

Snapchat announced an impressive one million subscribers to its Snapchat+ service after six weeks when it was officially unveiled. While Twitter Blue hasn’t reached 500 thousand subscribers and already wants to charge more for the service, Snapchat+ will add four new features for its customers.

Snapchat Stories July 26, 2022

Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian attack Instagram video pivot; company shrugs

Reality TV celebrities Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian have lashed out at the Instagram video pivot, saying that the app should remain focused on photos. They call on Instagram to “stop trying to be TikTok.” Instagram head Adam Mosseri responded with – what else? – a video in which he effectively shrugged, and said the […]

Snapchat Stories July 18, 2022

Snapchat+ subscribers can now use the app on more than just iPhone

Once a mobile-exclusive app, Snap has announced the launch of browser-based version of its messaging service. After 11 years, Snapchat can now be used on your desktop instead of just your iPhone. Snapchat for Web is just for Snapchat+ subscribers right now, but will gradually be available to all users.

Snapchat Stories June 29, 2022

Snapchat Plus paid subscription is official, costs $3.99/month

Plans for a Snapchat Plus paid subscription were uncovered by a developer earlier this month, pushing the company to confirm that the option was in testing. Snap has today announced that the subscription is official, and launching this week …

Snapchat Stories June 16, 2022

Snapchat Plus to offer exclusive features to users through a paid subscription

More and more apps are changing their business model to subscriptions in an attempt to have a recurring source of profit. This time, it seems that Snapchat will be the next platform to introduce a paid subscription called “Snapchat Plus” that offers exclusive features to users.

Snapchat Stories May 27, 2022

Snapchat introduces new ‘Shared Stories’ so users can create collaborative memories

Snapchat this week introduced a new feature called “Shared Stories.” The feature is an evolution of “Custom Stories,” which already let users create a story and then invite friends to collaborate on following posts. However, with Shared Stories, even more people will be able to collaborate on that story.

Snapchat Stories May 20, 2022

Upcoming Snapchat parental controls will offer limited opportunities for chat monitoring

Parent company Snap has been slower to offer Snapchat parental controls than other social media apps, but it will be offering parents and guardians limited chat-monitoring capabilities. Limited because teens will have to approve the monitoring, and because parents won’t be able to see the actual content of messages …

Snapchat Stories May 19, 2022

Illegal drug deals are proliferating over social media with coded emoji and digital cash apps

Police report seeing increasing evidence of drug deals via apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok – and say that this is one of the factors behind soaring drug fatalities though fentanyl-tainted pills.

Emoji are used as code for different drugs, deals struck in private messages, and apps like Venmo and Cash App used for payment …

Snapchat Stories April 28, 2022

Snapchat’s Director Mode for iOS brings new camera and editing tools for creators

Lights, camera, action! Snapchat has announced a new feature today to help content creators grow their audience. Director Mode offers a new set of camera and editing tools within the app to make videos look better than ever.

Snapchat Stories April 13, 2022

How to delete Snapchat on iPhone

Whether you’re ready to fully ghost the platform or deactivate your account for a bit, follow along for how to delete Snapchat on iPhone.

Snapchat Stories April 12, 2022

Snapchat partnering with news publishers to power new Dynamic Stories features

Reported by Axios, Snapchat is releasing a new feature that lets news publishers upload their content in real time. Beginning today, more than 40 news publishers globally will use this new feature called Dynamic Stories to publish to Snapchat using RSS feeds. 

Snapchat Stories April 11, 2022

Here’s how to turn on Snapchat dark mode for iPhone

Whether you want it to switch with the iOS system’s light or dark mode automatically or keep a dark theme permanently, follow along for how to turn on Snapchat dark mode on iPhone.

Snapchat Stories April 7, 2022

Snapchat is teaching users American Sign Language through AR

Snapchat is introducing a new ASL alphabet learning lens called “Sign With Snap.” The lens will teach you how to “fingerspell your name, practice the ASL Alphabet, and play games that put new skills to the test”. 

Snapchat Stories August 30, 2016

Snapchat simplifies geofilter creation, brings new customization tools to iOS app

Popular image sharing service Snapchat received a pretty big update today that bumps the app to version 9.38. The app update includes a variety of new customizations options, while Snapchat has also made it easy for anyone to create their own geofilters.

Snapchat Stories August 11, 2016

How-To: Add Snapchat snaps to Instagram Stories [Video]

As brought out in our recent walkthrough video, Snapchat Stories and Instagram Stories share a lot of similar features. Yet, there are a few differences between the two social services when it comes to posting ephemeral story content. Snapchat, for example, features the ability to use stickers and lenses, while Instagram Stories is a little more […]

Snapchat Stories August 3, 2016

How to use Instagram Stories – a step by step walkthrough [Video]

With the launch of its new Stories feature, Instagram is positioning itself to not only capture the interest of current Snapchat users, but it’s also likely seeking a way to keep existing users firmly locked into its service. Yes, as you’ve likely heard, Instagram Stories is similar to Snapchat Stories, but there are differences. In […]

Snapchat Stories August 2, 2016

Snapchat introduces new Geostickers feature as another way to customize images and messages

Hot on the heels of a new Snapchat-esque Stories feature coming to Instagram, Snapchat today has announced Geostickers, which is a new feature that gives users yet another way to decorate their snaps. Geostickers are location-based overlays that can be applied to images before they are sent, as well as sent via the messaging feature […]

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