Generation Z — the generation after millennials — is migrating away from Facebook in favor of other social media platforms. A recent estimate suggested a declining teenage user base for the social media giant, while Snapchat and Instagram's...Show More Summary
ESPN has been searching everywhere and trying everything to try to increase SportsCenter’s ratings on linear television. We’ve seen new timeslots, new hosts, new formats, new episodes, and much more to try to bring SportsCenter to a new audience. Show More Summary
Snapchat's parent company Snap has reportedly laid off roughly two dozen staffers -- primarily within the company’s content division. This includes editors who curate user-generated Snaps within the app’s ‘Our Stories’ section, as well...Show More Summary
Facebook Stories might feel redundant since 300 million people use its other Snapchat clones on Instagram and WhatsApp. But Facebook is convinced that the narrative, ephemeral, camera-first format is the future of sharing…and advertising. Show More Summary
Watch Chrissy Teigen snapchat through Donald Trump's Fake News Media Awards.
In May 2015, Snapchat cofounder Evan Spiegel sat onstage at a tech event and said his app was "approaching" 100 million daily active users in developed markets. He was wrong — or, well, he exaggerated. In June 2015, Snapchat averaged...Show More Summary
The whirlwind of last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is in the rearview mirror now. Not surprisingly, the event was full of data and stats about everything from the Internet of Things to smart TVs and artificial intelligence. Here's what stuck out to us last week, as well as a couple of numbers...
Snapchat's ad-tech pipes are getting a little deeper. For advertisers that run ads that promote app installs (by prompting users to swipe on the screen to download an app), brands can now deep link their campaigns that prompt consumers to re-engage with specific features of the app. Used by various app marketers on platforms like...
Instagram’s Stories features — Facebook’s answer to Snapchat — has proven popular. The firm has been testing new ways to expand it, and is now working on a feature known as ‘Type’ (reported by The Next Web). This feature first appeared in Japan last year, but the firm is now opening it up to testers […] Read More: Instagram is testing a new “Type” feature for stories
Legal questions about ownership of virtual public spaces were thrown into sharp relief in October when Snapchat partnered with Koons to allow users to project his balloon sculptures in specific sites around the world using augmented reality (AR). In protest against an “augmented reality corporate invasion”, the artist Sebastian Errazuriz “graffiti-bombed” one of the works […]
A South Carolina mother has accused a student at her daughter’s high school of cyberbullying, all because he shared a racist photo that her daughter posted on SnapChat. Local news station Live 5 News reports that James Island Charter High School student Rick Wilson recently noticed a photo on...
Adam Levine tries out a ton of different filters in Maroon 5‘s just released music video for their latest single “Wait,” and you can watch it right here! The 38-year-old frontman filmed the short videos on the Snapchat app around his Los Angeles home, with cameos from his wife Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo and [...]
The wait is over - Maroon 5's new music video for "Wait" dropped on Wednesday, and clearly Adam Levine is just as obsessed with Snapchat as you are. Not only was the entire video filmed using Snapchat filters, but as an added bonus, you can watch the video in augmented reality exclusively on the Maroon 5 app. Show More Summary
Instagram is not slowing down in 2018. After Instagram crushed Snapchat — seriously, pounded the app into the ground — last year with its own disappearing Stories feature, the Facebook-owned app is now secretly testing a new "Type" feature...Show More Summary
If you were to guess which app would top the charts of free iOS apps, you’d probably guess Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, a game or something to do with emoji. But no, right now it’s an app no-one would ever have predicted: Google Arts...Show More Summary
It's a truth universally acknowledged that social media can be a real drag. Arguments, comparisons, bitchiness, nastiness, narcissism and more all play out across Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, blogs and more. I've had my fair shareShow More Summary
Social commerce trends to a large extent dominated digital commerce over the course of 2017. New developments were initiated or further rolled out by Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Snapchat around native e-commerce stores...Show More Summary
Messenger is now just as bloated as the Facebook app. It has everything from games to mobile payments and the annoying Snapchat Stories rip-off.
“The app became too cluttered” Facebook’s head of Messenger David Marcus announced today in a post of plans for 2018 including “massively simplifying and streamlining Messenger this year.” Between Messenger Day/Stories, its Snapchatty augmented reality camera, a bot Discover section, games, and more, Facebook had to build artificial intelligence “M… Read More
At today’s TCA Snapchat, content bosses Nick Bell and Sean Mills asked how journalists in the ballroom at Pasadena’s Huntington Hotel used Snapchat. Few hands in the 30-plus demo room shot up. “It’s what I expected,” said Nick Bell.Show More Summary