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Snapchat falls farther behind Instagram with fashion brands

Snapchat’s days in the fashion industry seem to be numbered. As Instagram continues to co-opt and improve its premiere features, many of the brands …

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Moron muggers post their faces on victim’s Snapchat

Colorado police are using Snapchat to find a group of suspects who allegedly attacked and robbed a man, then posted videos on the social media …

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Miranda Kerr Moves on From Disgraced Ex By Turning Over $8.1 Million in Diamonds to U.S. Government

Given that Miranda Kerr got married to Snapchat cofounder and chief executive Evan Spiegel just a month ago, it's not exactly surprising that lately, she's been divesting of sentimental gifts from her exes. But thanks to the fact that Kerr is a supermodel with 11 million followers whose gigs have …

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Facebook reaches 2 billion monthly users, Zuckerberg says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the social network has reached two billion monthly users.<p>“We're making progress connecting the world, and now let's bring the world closer together,” Zuckerberg said in a short post announcing the milestone.<p>Facebook had 1.94 billion active monthly …

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GoPro Stock Tests Resistance in Bid to Break Downtrend (GPRO, FIT)

Shares of GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) jumped nearly 5% on Monday with no major announcements, but the uptick followed a similar move in Fitbit, Inc. (FIT). …

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Facebook hits two billion monthly users, doubling in size since 2012

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday that two billion people are regularly using its flagship service, marching past another milestone in its growth from a college curiosity in the United States to the world’s largest social media network.<p>Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg disclosed the number to his …

Facebook

Snapchat's New Snap Map Feature Is Going to Ruin Your Life

Last weekSnapchat introduced "Snap Map," a tool that's probably not very handy, but allows you to share your exact location with friends. Not only …

Social Media

Altice IPO and the Best Activism Defense --- Dealpolitik

Activists have amassed tremendous influence in recent years, but there’s still one powerful tool some companies can wield against them: supervoting shares.<p>More and more companies are employing multiple classes of shares in their IPOs and handing insiders stock that has extra voting power, while …

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Turbulence Ahead as Snap's Lock-Up Expiration Nears

A portion of Snap Inc.’s reserved shares will be unleashed for trading next month, and shareholders could be in for some turbulence.<p>The stock has swung widely since its initial public offering in March and could move even more as shares approach the lock-up expiration date. Until July 30, certain …

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Facebook now has two billion monthly users

Facebook has hit a new milestone, with the number of its active monthly users crossing two billion. The firm's CEO Mark Zuckerberg says its new …

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Miranda Kerr hands over $10m of jewels tied to Malaysia corruption case

AUSTRALIAN supermodel Miranda Kerr has handed over $US8.1 million ($A10.7 million) worth of jewellery from her Los Angeles deposit box to US …

Evan Spiegel

The clueless parent's guide to understanding Snapchat

Confused about Snapchat? You’re not the only parent. Snapchat is perhaps the most misunderstood of all social media apps. Is it a social network? A photo platform? A means for frustrated millennial expression? The short answer is yes, to all of those things. The longer answer, well…<p><b>What is Snapchat</b> …

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Snapchat is holding its ground in its war with Instagram

Instagram Stories may be on the upswing, but advertisers are not entirely discounting Snapchat, at least not yet.<p>Since its launch in August 2016, Instagram Stories has had Snapchat in the crosshairs, and has even surpassed it in some respects. The feature, which allows users to post ephemeral …

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New Snapchat map feature is exposing cheaters left and right

Snapchat has turned everyday users into private detectives by allowing us to view our friends’ locations on a new Snapchat map feature, accessible …

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Snapchat's Cannes pitch: Bigger isn't better

Snap made a splash in Cannes with its gigantic Ferris wheel that dominated the Croisette, but it had a different message during its many meetings …

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Facebook’s latest tactic? Copy Snapchat again, of course

Facebook is rumoured to be planning for its own scripted shows, joining of a growing movement of tech giants entering the entertainment fray.<p>The …

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Man who spoke out against Snapchat doesn’t want to be muzzled

A former Snap Inc. executive who accused CEO Evan Spiegel of saying Snapchat is “only for rich people” while fibbing about the app’s user numbers …

Evan Spiegel

Snapchat Introduces New Feature: Will it Help You with Marketing?

Snapchat (NYSE:SNAP) announced a new feature this week that could impact how your business markets to local consumers.<p>Introducing Snap Map<p>Snap Map, …

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Does Snapchat tell when you look at someones location on Snap Map?

Snap Map came to Snapchat’s users earlier this week and people had mixed reactions.<p>Snapchat updates their app to add a new layer to their photo …

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Snap's $250 Million Bet on Teen FOMO

FOMO, or the fear of missing out, is an epidemic of the social media age. When you're constantly bombarded with the highlights of all of your friends lives on Instagram, Snapchat, or <b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ: FB), your life can feel somewhat dull by comparison. It's like you're missing out on all of the …

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Norway Wealth Fund Wants to Exclude Voteless Shares From Indexes - Bloomberg

The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund is adding its voice to calls to exclude companies with non-voting shares from key indexes, in a push that’s …

Business

Snapchat's new feature raises privacy concerns

The popular social media app Snapchat promotes its latest feature as a new way to explore the world, but critics say it comes with major privacy …

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Why Snap Map Is A Big Deal

Snap Inc recently released a new feature to their popular messaging app Snapchat. This new feature allows their users to bring up a map in the app …

Social Media

Facebook Is Telling Your Friends Where You Are. Here’s How to Stop It

Snapchat isn't the first app that allows users to track friends' locations<p>Snapchat made headlines earlier this week with the introduction of "Snap …

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Snap Takes Steps To Address The Elephant In The Room

Snap’s shares rose up 2.08% during early trading hours on Thursday after the firm announced its new location-based feature.<p>Recently, Snap-Time Warner …

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Snapchat’s new map feature could be tracking you all the time

Snap Inc., owner of the popular social media app Snapchat, recently released a new feature that has some privacy advocates concerned.<p>Snap Maps was …

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#SocialSkim: Google Aggregates Job Listings, Snapchat's Location-Sharing: 10 Stories This Week

Google becomes the biggest job-search platform; Snapchat maps help users meet up; LinkedIn makes comments expressive; Music.ly's original programming …

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How To Turn Off Snapchat’s Stalkerish Snap Map Feature

Snapchat has always known exactly where you are. What, you thought everyone saw that “Greetings from the Brooklyn Bridge” filter? Until recently, …

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Santa Monica couple fights Snapchat over 'geofilter' trademark

A Santa Monica couple seeking to defend more than two years of part-time work is going to battle with Snap Inc. over whether the term “geofilters” can be trademarked.<p>Tracy and Paul Grand picked up a partial victory this month when the international body in charge of website-name disputes ruled …

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