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The concert series that became too popular for its own good

<i>The Santa Monica Pier at dusk.; Credit: Photograph by Siavash Ghadiri Zahrani (seaofash) via Flickr Creative Commons</i>Take Two®The Twilight Concert …

Los Angeles

Snap Releases An AR Tool So You Can Make Your Own Dancing Hot Dog

Breakdancing sausages for everyone.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Earlier this year, Snap blessed the …

Hot Dogs

H&M Should Be Ashamed and Bitcoin Fans Should Get Ready for Explosiveness

<b>H&M's disaster:</b> It bothers me when reading an analysis of why a company had a terrible quarter and it's not completely truthful. Take the case at …

Investing

Twitter, Snap Face an Uphill Climb

Twitter Inc (Nasdaq: TWTR) and Snapchat owner Snap Inc (SNAP) have long played the saplings against Facebook's (FB) giant sequoia in the social media …

Social Media

Opinion: Here’s how to know if sexual harassment is more likely at your work

Revelations are now being shared routinely about workplace sexual harassment. People are seeking information about specific situations and also how …

Leadership

The Fall Of Snapchat | Articles | Big Data

When I first heard of Snapchat, like many people, I thought it was another stupid fad. I couldn’t see the appeal of a social media platform which …

Snapchat

Parents spy on their kids online more than kids think

Commentary: A new survey shows that many parents use tracking technology or other means to keep tabs on their kids' online activity.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Hey, kids.<p>You think your parents aren't very smart, don't you?<p>You know far …

Kids

Can Snap Inc. Snap Back?

SNAP’s first year as a public company has not gone well.<p>Heavy short interest, market pessimism, and fears of competitors have darkened the …

Business

Now is the worst time to bring back the Facebook Poke

I find that the absolute best way to introduce yourself to someone is to sneak up behind them, tap them on the shoulder, and then run away as fast as …

Technology

Why Snap Inc. Fell 10% in November

<b>What happened</b><p>Shares of <b>Snap Inc.</b> (NYSE: SNAP) tumbled 10.1% in November, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the company reported disappointing earnings in the third quarter and took a writedown for unsold Spectacles inventory.<p><b>So what</b><p>Snap managed to increase its top line by …

Markets

Snapchat Is Introducing An Algorithm Change

In an effort to compete with rival Instagram, the pic based app is set to introduce an algorithm change V. soon.<p>“We are separating the social from …

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‘AR is the next internet’: Snapchat gets $1 mil. a day for branded lenses

Snapchat’s 3-D augmented reality lenses are the newest marketing ploy that allows people to put virtual avatars or Bitmojis in a real-life setting. …

Snapchat

Could Snap Finally Turn Things Around in 2018?

It's been nine months since Snap Inc. (SNAP) went public and Wall Street still seems confused by the struggling social media platform.<p>Snap's stock …

Tech Industry

Evan Spiegel became a billionaire, and showed us how hard it is to go toe-to-toe with Facebook

Spiegel is No. 47 on the Recode 100.<p>Snap CEO Evan Spiegel had an incredibly busy year. Some of it has been great. Much of it has been not.<p>The great: Spiegel, 27, took his company public, became an instant billionaire, married a supermodel and announced they are expecting their first child. He’s the …

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Twitter and Snapchat Should Form an Anti-Facebook Coalition - Bloomberg Gadfly

A common enemy can be the foundation of a beautiful friendship. Snapchat and Twitter have a shared foe in Facebook, and to a lesser extent Google. …

Snapchat

Snapchat & Coach Reveal Snapcode Pins to Unlock Games

Snapchat has partnered with luxury fashion brand Coach for an intriguing collaboration. The two in turn present Snapcode pins, with each pin …

Snap Inc.

BBC Blogs - About the BBC - Reality Check: BBC journalists enable young people to tell the difference between real and fake news

Reality Check: BBC journalists enable young people to tell the difference between real and fake news<p>James HardingDirector of News and Current Affairs<p>Tagged with:<p>BBC News<br>• Children<p>Comments<p><i>James Harding introduces a new initiative helping young people identify real news – giving them the tools to</i> …

Journalism

Snapchat boss Evan Spiegel on the app that made him one of the world's youngest billionaires

With Facebook snapping at his heels, the Snap Inc founder needs to offer something more than selfies with a dog’s ears. He explains why his relaunched app could have the answer to fake news and filter bubbles<p>If you spend enough time in the tech industry, certain cultural touchstones become …

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Snap's Redesign Is Here: Things Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

During <b>Snap</b>'s (NYSE: SNAP) third-quarter earnings call, CEO Evan Spiegel announced the company is redesigning the Snapchat app. "There is a strong likelihood that the redesign of our application will be disruptive to our business in the short term," he warned investors. "We're willing to take that …

Stocks

Snap Surges After Barclays Says Facebook's Dominance May End | Investopedia

After months of taking a pounding over lackluster user growth and the inability to lure advertisers its way, Snap Inc. (SNAP), the maker of the …

Markets

Teaching fact from fiction

<b>Nobody knows how big a problem fake news is, and many of those who talk about it have an incentive to inflate the threat.</b><p>As I've written before, for many people, fake news is a useful enemy. For Donald Trump, fake news is synonymous with a hostile media. By attacking the "fake news media", Trump …

Donald Trump

Snap: Still Not Facebook?

Snap’s (SNAP) radical design last month to effectively separate social and media into two parts of the Snapchat app was made with designs on perking …

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Evan Spiegel's 15-year roadmap for Snapchat is so good, it convinced an early employee to ignore his family's advice and take the job

During an interview at Business Insider's IGNITION conference in New York Nick Bell, Snapchat's VP of Content, explains how Evan Spiegel sold him on Snapchat. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Alyson Shontell:</b> You know him better than anyone in this room. Evan Spiegel has been compared to …

Snap Inc.

Here's How AI Will Vastly Improve Your Snapchat Experience

Amid poor third-quarter results and stagnant user acquisition rates, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel announced that his social media company would …

Snap Inc.

Miranda Kerr spills the beans on second pregnancy and her “hormonal headaches"

Newlyweds, Miranda Kerr and Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel, are expecting their first child together, a second for the model-mum. She …

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr Glows at First Public Appearance Since Pregnancy Announcement

| Mon., Dec. 4, 2017 2:22 PM<p>She's got that pregnancy glow!<p>Two weeks after announcing her pregnancy, <b>Miranda Kerr</b> stepped out to promote her KORA …

Celebrity News

Pregnant Miranda Kerr: Evan Spiegel and I Are ‘Really Excited to Expand Our Family’

Baby makes four! <b>Miranda Kerr</b> and <b>Evan Spiegel</b> are looking forward to welcoming their first child together.<p>“We’re just really excited to expand our …

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr Makes First Public Appearance Since Announcing Her Pregnancy

Miranda Kerr is showing off her pregnancy glow!<p>The star, 34, made her first official public appearance on Sunday at KORA Organics line at Sephora in …

Celebrity Babies

Here's why Snapchat's huge redesign could revive its business, or sink it

• <b>Snapchat's redesign separates conversations with friends from a feed of content from professional publishers and public figures.</b>• <b><br>The redesign is a bet that Snapchat users care enough to seek out news and entertainment in the app.</b>• <b><br>Depending on how users respond, the redesign will have an either</b> …

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