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Can you change your Snapchat username?

If @SnapchatHottieXO is your username then you may be thinking about changing what you thought was a great username back in 2014.<p>However, despite it …

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Does Snapchat Discover want to be TV or magazines? Maybe both

In August, CNN replaced its Snapchat Discover channel with a daily news show called “The Update.” It was an interesting move for the news giant, …

Advertising Industry

Snapchat Ramps Up Content Deals

While Facebook and Google battle each other for the affection, or at least grudging loyalty, of media companies and publishers, small but plucky …

Advertising Industry

How old do you have to be to have Snapchat? Why is the restriction in place?

You may not have realised, but there is actually a minimum age to use Snapchat.<p>The photo and video messaging app requires its users to be a minimum …

How to create and use Snapchat groups

Snapchat is one of the most popular communication platforms on the planet, and luckily for users, Snap is continually molding and modifying its …

iOS

Sign: Stop Horrifying Snapchat Posts of Children Torturing Animals

In a horrifying trend on social media app Snapchat, young people are <b>recording themselves committing sickening acts of animal cruelty and posting them</b> …

Animal Abuse

Burn Your Friends Using a Custom Snapchat Filter

Need to get a message through to a teenager who’s ignoring your texts? Try a Snapchat filter, like so:<p>The gag here involves the person in question …

Snapchat's Status Among Teens Notches Another Gain

Nearly half of US teens say they prefer Snapchat over other social media sites, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.<p>That’s according to Piper …

Teens

Snapchat Context Cards can mean more advertiser data

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Snapchat introduced "Context Cards," which provide background information and calls to action on certain snaps, in a bid that could ultimately increase time spent on the …

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Snapchat’s New ‘Context Cards’ Reveal Detailed, Google-Like Info About Each Snap

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Snapchat is rolling out a new ‘Context Cards’ feature that combines Snaps with useful information …

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Snapchat update adds location-based Context Cards for reviews, business info, and actions

Snapchat is partnering with several services including OpenTable and Lyft to launch something new called Context Cards. These location-based cards bring relevant information like business hours, reviews, contact information, and travel options to Snapchat.<p>You could already see where your friends …

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Snapchat introduces context cards for users to search services without leaving the app

Snap Inc’s <b>Snapchat</b> on Tuesday introduced “context cards”, a new feature that will allow users to book an Uber ride or reserve a seat at a restaurant …

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Snapchat's Context Cards turn it into Yelp for teens

Snapchat today announced it would be adding “Context Cards” to its suite of in-app tools. These Cards are information packets on the location where a Snap is taken, pulling data from several partner companies to give potential customers as much data as possible.<p>The integrations include Foursquare, …

Teens

Snapchat’s new Context Cards use Snaps for spontaneous discovery

Snapchat is introducing a new feature that will transform the experience of using the apps at a fundamental level. They’re called ‘Context Cards,’ and they’re new ways to find out more info about any Snap shared by users, providing access to things like restaurant reviews, reservations, Uber and …

Technology (India)

Snapchat now lets you call an Uber and make dinner reservations

Context cards are rolling out to Snapchat starting today, and more partners will be added as time goes on.<p>Although Snapchat may still be seen by a …

Android News

Snapchat Context Cards let you book an Uber to anyone on your friends list

Snapchat has just unveiled Context Cards, a big feature that could completely transform the way people use the picture-sharing app.<p>They’re …

Technology (India)

Meet Snapchat's latest feature: Context Cards adds Uber ordering, Tripadvisor reviews and more

Snap is adding major new features to Snapchat messaging, with more room for context and content such as Tripadvisor reviews as well as pushes to …

TripAdvisor

Snapchat Context Cards will let users Uber or Lyft to places their friends are at

Snapchat has added on a new feature that’s aimed at getting you closer to your friends.<p>Context Cards appear in Snaps with Snap Map tagging enabled. …

Technology

You can now call an Uber or book a restaurant in the Snapchat app

Snapchat is making it easier to do everything you need to do inside its app, including booking restaurants and ordering a ride.<p>The company announced …

Uber

New Snapchat update introduces context cards – what are they and how to use them

Snapchat is launching a new update to so users can learn more about what they see on the app.<p>Context Cards are the new way to dive deeper into the …

Meghan Markle

Snapchat Context Cards offer up more information about the Snaps you see

Today we’re seeing Snapchat bolster its feature set in the face of increasing competition from the likes of Instagram. Launching today is a new …

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Snapchat DOWN: Desperate millennials turn to Twitter as messaging app goes into meltdown

Snapchat appears to be suffering a major outage, with users across the UK and parts of the US unable to send messages using the popular smartphone …

Millennials

Snapchat now lets you book Uber rides

Facebook has often been accused of copying Snapchat. Now Snapchat may be taking a page from Facebook (FB, Tech30).<p>Snap (SNAP), the parent company of Snapchat, announced a new feature called Context Cards on Tuesday that lets users book Uber rides and restaurant reservations directly through the …

News (U.S.)

Snapchat down: Popular app out of action across Europe and US

Snapchat users across the globe reported issues leaving them unable to use the app for hours.

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5 Creative Ways to Use Snapchat for Writers

Are you a writer that’s trying to make full use of Snapchat, but have no idea how to get that done? Snapchat is a great tool that has a lot of …

InterAct

Report: Google paying publishers who create content for its Snapchat Discover competitor ‘Stamp’

Earlier this year, it was reported that Google was creating its own AMP-based competitor to Snapchat’s Discover feature, called Stamp. Now, a new report out of Recode offers a few more details on Google’s Snap competitor and notes of how the company is going about working with publishers…<p>The report …

Google

Snapchat is cozying up to startups with a dedicated discount program for their advertising needs

• <b>Snapchat is launching a dedicated benefits program called "Snap Accelerate" to incentivize startups to advertise on the platform.</b>• <b><br>The benefits include media coupons, creative services credits, free branded filters and early access to new ad products among other things up to $100,000.</b>• <b><br>The move is a</b> …

Advertising

Reese’s brings Pac-Man to Snapchat

Hershey-owned Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups is ramping up its marketing game before the holiday season. The brand lately introduced a Pac-Man themed …

Pacman

Snapchat launches 3D ‘World Lenses’ for advertisers

Snapchat’s dancing hot-dog character has been seen more than 2bn times, as users placed what chief executive Evan Spiegel called the “world’s first …

Imran Khan

Snapchat Video Shows Random Houston Shooting

"Houston police are investigating a Snapchat video that appears to show two people filming themselves randomly shooting guns out of a moving vehicle."

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