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NBC's Snapchat Show Attracts a Monstrous 29 Million Viewers in First Month

Comcast Corp-owned (CMCSA) NBC News launched its "Stay Tuned" news program on Snap Inc (SNAP) Snapchat Discover just one month ago, and the program …

Jim Cramer

How to put old photos in your social media stories

Stories started with Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook added their own versions to try and win our loyalty.<p>There are crazy amounts of ways to make your story unique within each app. But you might not know that you can also post old photos in your current stories.<p>Here's how to put photos you've …

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Millennials Click With Snapchat's 'Stay Tuned'

Millennials are watching news, albeit in smaller bits and bites than their predecessors. That’s good news for “Stay Tuned,” NBC News’ Snapchat show, …

Advertising Industry

Report: NBC's daily Snapchat show thriving

NBC's (NASDAQ:CMCSA) daily news program on Snapchat Discover (NYSE:SNAP) has drawn more than 29M unique viewers in less than a month in action, Axios …

Business

Snap seems to (finally) have a good story to tell

• <b>Snap seems to be having success with original shows.</b>• <b><br>The company, struggling with user growth and impatient investors, should be shouting about this story more often.</b>• <b><br>The problem is, none of the data on Snapchat shows is validated by third parties, traditionally a must for big advertisers.</b><p>Snap has …

Advertising

Hearing a Loud Beep at the End of Phone Calls? It might be related to Snapchat.

Snapchat has been known over the years to have problems on Android devices. Such issues have mostly included performance problems and high data …

Mobile Development

Canadian Snapchat users will be able to design and submit custom Geofilters in-app

If you’ve ever wanted to create custom Geofilters on Snapchat, you’ll have had to go onto the social media giant’s website on a desktop computer. …

Is Snapchat Getting Snapped Up Or Just Snapping Up Massive Ad Revenues Instead?

Snapchat has lost 50% of its value since its IPO six months ago. But the company suggests that it has an immense user base, ad revenue, brand …

Business

Sam Accidentally Posted Her Naked Boobs on Snapchat

WHOOPS!<p>Sam didn't realize her seemingly innocent Snapchat post reflected her bare chest until a good citizen told her... after taking a screenshot …

Snap Inc.

Police: New York teen chokes mom’s ex-boyfriend to death after seeing him beat her

NEW YORK -- A woman's son allegedly choked his mother's ex-boyfriend to death Monday after spotting the man beating her inside their New York …

Crime

How to Shazam on Snapchat

Shazam and Snapchat have collaborated and now you can use Shazam within Snapchat to recognise, discover and share music.<p>What does the blue tick on …

Social Media

Behold, It's the Pikachu Snapchat Lens!

Hey, you hip young things, we know you're on the interwebs to update your Facebook profile and tweet a video of you eating a burger, and you may even …

Pikachu

Snapchat Now Has A Pikachu Filter

There's a Pikachu-themed Snapchat filter, and it's very cute.<p>Snapchat filters have now become part of the internet lexicon. Wondering why you kept …

Pikachu

Is This Dangerous Feature on Your Teen's Cell Phone? It Is if They Use Snapchat

Did Snapchat make a smart move by adding the Snap Map feature this summer? Read this, then you decide.<p>Do you know if your teen is using Snapchat? Do you monitor their use of the popular app? If not, you should. When Snapchat added their location sharing tool, Snap Map, earlier this summer it was …

Teens

Snap is not Facebook and here's three reasons why

Last week, all eyes in the tech world were on Snap as the app published it's second quarter results. I was one of them, as a 22-year-old founder who …

Opinion

Pastor Denies Report That He Wanted to Eat Nicki Minaj's Booty

Let he who has not told a female rapper he wanted to eat her booty on Instagram cast the first stone. That's how the old Bible passage goes, …

Nicki Minaj

Can M&A Snap The Pain Away?

Sources claim Google offered $30 billion price tag.<p>Currently stock is in free fall - down over 50%.<p>Future does not look bright if Snap tries to do it …

Business

I just lost a 159-day Snapchat streak and I couldn't be happier

On Friday morning, I woke up to realize I had lost a 159-day long Snapchat streak with a close friend of mine.<p>I don’t want to be dramatic, but it was as if a part of me had died while I was sleeping.<p>Upon making this gruesome discovery, I was overcome by a rush of emotions: anger, disbelief, …

Social Media

#SocialSkim: Facebook Launches Original Shows, Social Media Claims 3 Billion Users: 11 Stories This Week

In this week's 'Skim: social media speeds past 3 billion users (and other stats you need to know); how Facebook's new platform for original video …

Social Media Marketing

Snapchat adds 7m users but loses revenue

Photo app Snapchat added seven million new users in the past three months, its latest financial results show, but parent company Snap has failed to …

Australian News

How to upload photos to Snapchat Story, and eliminate the ‘white border of shame’

If you pass someone on the street and they’re making weird faces at their phone, they’re most likely using Snapchat, which is a great way to send …

Google Photos

Snapchat is dying

Snapchat might be dying. And Facebook could be the thing that killed it.<p>The site has reported stalling user numbers and tumbling profits, leading to …

Evan Spiegel

3 Ways to Guarantee Your Website Fails

Online sales is different from face-to-face but the basics remain the same.<p>VIP Contributor<p>Many of you have a business or are with a company that collects leads on a website. Everyone today is getting leads online, and for good reason. There is a ton of money to be made online. I recently discussed …

Entrepreneurship

LOOK: Lakers rookie reveals new Nike jersey on Snapchat, possibly by accident

We got our first look at one of the Lakers' new jerseys, but were we supposed to?<p>Nike has taken over as the official apparel brand of the NBA, and slowly but surely teams are starting to reveal their new uniforms for the upcoming season. Most teams elect to make a grand announcement, complete with …

Basketball

Is Snapchat Doomed?

It was supposed to be the future of social media and video. It’s looking like just another Facebook victim.<p>Snap was hailed as the next Facebook. It is starting to look like the next Twitter.<p>Alright, perhaps that’s unfair. But in its latest earnings report, Snap (formerly Snapchat, which remains the …

Social Media

Google's Latest Brilliant Insight Into How We Use Social Media (in 1 Sentence)

Will Google's new feature be as good as or better than Snapchat? Only time will tell.<p>In a flurry of media attention and buzz, search engine giant Google has recently announced that it will soon be adding a visual publication feature similar to Snapchat's Discover. The new addition to Google's …

Google

Snapchat's meager growth shows it has a serious Instagram problem

Snapchat’s IPO was one of the most-hyped Wall Street street debuts in years, but its results since have been, for lack of a better term, “meh.” Snapchat’s latest quarterly results aren’t looking any better.<p>In fact, they should be somewhat worrisome to investors: Snapchat only grew 4 percent over …

Snap Inc.

Two young babysitters arrested after appalling Snapchat footage of baby being shut fridge while girls laugh

Two babysitters have been arrested after horrendous Snapchat footage emerged of a baby being put in a fridge while girls laugh in the …

Snap Inc.

Snap Shares Continue to Plummet

Snap Inc's (snap) shares fell more than 11% on Friday in premarket trading after messaging app Snapchat's daily active user growth missed …

Markets

11 hidden Snapchat features you didn't know about

There's a reason Facebook has decided to rip most of Snapchat's biggest features.<p>The photo- and video-sharing app is immensely popular amongst …

Snap Inc.