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  • Twitter reports unexpected profit, shares jump

    Twitter on Thursday delivered its first quarterly profit and an unexpected return to revenue growth helped by expansion outside the United States, pushing shares in the social network to more than two-year highs.

    Written by Reuters09 Feb. 18 09:09
  • Snap adds users, shares soar by 30 per cent

    ​Snap said on Tuesday it added more users than expected to its Snapchat messaging app as it fights to fend off competition from Facebook's Instagram, sending it shares up by nearly 30 percent.

    Written by Reuters07 Feb. 18 09:16
  • Snap shares fall as growth falls below expectations

    ​Snapchat-owner Snap Inc on Tuesday reported slower user growth than Wall Street expected and said it was redesigning the app, sending shares down about 20 percent on concerns it was being beaten by established rivals such as Facebook's Instagram.

    Written by Reuters08 Nov. 17 09:12
  • Why you need to stop comparing Snap to Facebook

    Snap’s short life as a public company took a turn for the worse this week. While dramatic slides in value aren’t unprecedented for new publicly traded social firms, Snap does have some perception problems to address.

    Written by Matt Kapko13 May 17 06:03
  • Snap soars on IPO, now what?

    Snap began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today and shares soared. The company -- now valued at $28.33 billion -- has no profits to speak of, so where does it go from here?

    Written by Matt Kapko03 March 17 09:31
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  • How to create your own Snapchat geofilter

    Snapchat geofilters are a fun way to show your location through your photos and videos. But what if no geofilters are available for your favorite neighborhood, town or landmark (or you just want to add your own)? It’s easy to create a geofilter. Here’s how.

    Written by Lauren Brousell19 Sept. 15 15:00
  • How Snapchat's new Travel Mode reduces data drain

    One of the benefits of using Snapchat, the "disappearing" social photo and video app, to share media is that it doesn't fill up your photo library with stupid selfies or the pointless photos of that lunch you just had to share with friends. However, the app does tend to use up a lot of wireless data and battery life, which is unfortunate for those of us with limited data plans and older smartphones. Thankfully, the company rolled out a new Travel Mode feature this week that mitigates these issues.

    Written by Lauren Brousell14 Aug. 15 23:31
Features about SnapChat
  • How Snap is caving in to post-IPO pressures

    Snap is making itself accountable to shareholders by reprioritizing its decisions for growth. These changes impact company culture and the entire user experience.

    Written by Matt Kapko05 April 17 05:49
  • 5 things you need to know about Snap’s IPO

    Snap is preparing for one of the most anticipated IPOs in years. The company revealed some surprises and important details about its business in a new filing.

    Written by Matt Kapko09 Feb. 17 09:32
  • What Snap can learn from Twitter ahead its IPO

    Snap and its Snapchat app are the talk of the tech town today, but the company has not yet proven its worth to Wall Street. If Snap doesn't want to become the next Twitter after its upcoming IPO, it will have to avoid Twitter's mistakes.

    Written by Matt Kapko15 Nov. 16 00:51
  • Why Snapchat's Memories broadens snap appeal

    A new feature from Snapchat, called Memories, should broaden its appeal by making it easier for you to preserve and curate the content you share, but the company's go-to disappearing 'snaps' live on.

    Written by Matt Kapko08 July 16 23:27