The app’s maps feature, which visualizes where events are taking place was used to show where students organized walkouts in protest of continuing gun violence in America, reports Axios. The protests followed last week’s deadly school shooting in Florida that took 17 lives. Show More Summary
This is what collective mobilization looks like. High school students across the country walked out of school on Wednesday to protest inaction from politicians on gun control policy. The protests are a direct response to the deadly high...Show More Summary
Snap — née Snapchat — first rolled out its heat map feature last June. The map algorithmically surfaced Snap stories around events like sports and concerts; Snap editorial staff also curated stories around other events, from New York Fashion Week to real-time coverage of unfolding tragedies like last fall’s Las Vegas mass shooting and the Manhattan terrorist...
On Wednesday, the world watched as scared and confused teenagers huddled in the corners of classrooms while gunshots rang out at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The unnervingly intimate view of the tragicShow More Summary
It's Valentine's Day, and that means one thing: the whole world has been plastered with love hearts. Literally. If you look at Snap Maps on V-Day, you'll notice that it's looking a little different than usual. SEE ALSO: 'Snap Maps'Show More Summary
In mid-2017, Snapchat launched Snap Map, a stalky new feature that lets you see where your friends are, and shows your friends where you are. If it sounds creepy, that’s because it is. And what’s especially worrying is that not many users know much about Snap Map, at all. Show More Summary
While Snapchat users are still reeling from the recent update, the company has continued to expand beyond the reaches of the app. After giving users the ability to share and watch Stories outside of the app last month, Snap this week is bringing the Snap Map feature to the web for anyone to browse, regardless of whether or not they have the app. Show More Summary
Over recent months, Snapchat has been working to expand the reach of its content by making it available across different mediums. Today, the company continues those efforts with support for Snap Maps on the web… more…
Now you can watch Snapchat's Snap Map without opening the app.
Snapchats from all over the world can be easily viewed online. On Monday, Snapchat released map.snapchat.com for Snap Maps that highlights Our Stories and other public snaps overlaid on a global map. SEE ALSO: Kylie Jenner and MKBHDShow More Summary
The Snap Map is a feature that received a mixed response when it landed in the Snapchat app, since it basically let you see where all your friends on the platform were at any given time – provided they were okay with sharing that info. Show More Summary
By bringing the Snap Map out of the app and onto the web, Snap hopes to bring Snapchat to the masses like never before.
Facebook is testing a new story maps feature, akin to Snapchat’s own snap maps feature. For the uninformed, Snap maps showcase the locations of Snapchat users relative to their chosen friends on a map. It also allows users to see popular stories around them. Show More Summary
Is it this stop? Oh snap, it WAS that stop! Off we go on a one hour joyride around the city. Too bad we only had 10 minutes to spare. Sound familiar? All around the world, mass transit provides the cheapest and most efficient options for getting around, but it’s not always easy. Show More Summary
Snapchat users are filming some incredible, if frightening footage of the Los Angeles fires, and their Stories are gathered into a blazing communal narrative on Snap Map. For those of you who don’t live in California and might not have seen the blaze, it looks like this: Not the typical morning commute… pic.twitter.com/kJIOQeqsIK — A. Show More Summary
Google has brought back Santa's Village for another year, and this time it's particularly trendy. Fire up the Santa Tracker app on your Android phone and you can play Santa Snap, a game that has you flying around Google Maps to take "elfies" at famous landmarks around the world. Show More Summary
During Tuesday’s terror attacks in Lower Manhattan, in which a driver in a pickup truck killed eight people and injured 11, Snap Maps, the location-sharing feature that Snapchat introduced this summer, proved to be an effective way to get real-time information on what was happening. Incredible how quickly footage of something like the reported shooting in...
SnapChat released its new feature SnapMap solely with the intent to benefit its users. However, they failed to understand how it can become a nuisance for some of the users. Many Snapchat users across the globe have been worried about...Show More Summary
In case you hadn't noticed, it's Halloween. And, Snapchat has gone and planted a spooky-ass Easter egg in its snap maps feature. SEE ALSO: Snapchat maps can figure out what you're doing and it's either cool or creepy Go into the Snapchat app, open the camera and pinch to access your snap map. Show More Summary
Snapchat is today rolling out a new feature that will display context-specific data on top of users’ snaps. The aptly-named context cards serve as an information overlay that varies depending on the content of a Snapchat post. For example, someone may send you a picture of a plate of food they’re currently devouring, and add […]