Snap announces $50,000 Sounds Creator Fund in India

Today, Snap has announced Snapchat Sounds Creator Fund, a new grant initiative meant to celebrate young, independent artists in India for their important role in propelling video productions, sparking internet trends, and defining cultural moments on Snapchat and Spotlight. Recently, Snapchat+ added story expiration controls and more. Continue reading “Snap announces $50,000 Sounds Creator Fund in India”

Snapchat brings Dual Camera feature for iOS users

Snapchat has released ‘Dual Camera’ feature that allows users to capture various viewpoints of their moment by using both the front and back cameras on their smartphone. The functionality was first teased at Snap Partner Summit 2022, and it is now available to iOS users. Snapchat also announced that this feature will be available on Android in the coming months. Continue reading “Snapchat brings Dual Camera feature for iOS users”

Snapchat+ with 6 exclusive features launched in India

In an effort to grow its user base by trying to monetize its over 100 million users, Snap announced on Wednesday that it has rolled out the paid version of its popular social media service in India. For just Rs. 49 per month, the South Asian country can now use its special and experimental features. Recently, Snapchat introduced Dynamic Stories features as well. Continue reading “Snapchat+ with 6 exclusive features launched in India”

Snap Partner Summit 2022: New AR tools and Camera features announced

Snap, the parent firm of Snapchat, is unveiling new augmented reality (AR) retail technologies that will benefit both companies and consumers. This year, the company is holding its annual Snap Partner Summit (2022). It focuses on its new AR technologies and features for making the shopping experience better through an immersive AR shopping environment. Continue reading “Snap Partner Summit 2022: New AR tools and Camera features announced”

Snapchat introduces Dynamic Stories: All you need to know

Snapchat is rolling out a new “Dynamic Stories” feature that allows publishers to generate stories on the app based on news stories they publish online. CNN, Bloomberg, ESPN, and others are among the first partners. Continue reading “Snapchat introduces Dynamic Stories: All you need to know”

Snap launches Story Studio, a standalone video editing app for creators

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has launched Story Studio, a standalone video editing app for creators to make more engaging vertical videos. Initially, it was announced in May, and the app is now available as an early version to iOS users in select countries. Continue reading “Snap launches Story Studio, a standalone video editing app for creators”

Snapchat rolls out Headspace Mini app with 6 meditation sessions

During the Snap Partner Summit 2020, Snapchat revealed a bunch of new updates and features that were coming to their platform and among them were small third-party apps that run inside Snapchat, called Minis. Snapchat is now rolling out 4 new Mini apps this week, including – Headspace Mini, Let’s Do It, Prediction Master and Flashcards.

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Snap Partner Summit 2020: Local Lenses, Friends Check Up, Snap Kit and more new features announced

The makers of Snapchat, Snap Inc. held their Snap Partner Summit on 11th June 2020, and they announced a lot of features that are planned for release in 2020. These include wellbeing features to support Snapchatters, new developer products such as Camera Kit and Snap Minis and new camera and augmented reality Lens experiences.

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Snapchat launches Tik Tok-like Challenges Lens

Snapchat Challenges

Snapchat has launched a new feature to its app called Lens Challenges, which allows users around the world to take part in challenges with other users. Participants of this feature can create and send “Snaps” that use a lens tied to a song, dance, holiday, event.  Continue reading “Snapchat launches Tik Tok-like Challenges Lens”

Snapchat said to launch 3rd gen Spectacles with two cameras at $350

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According to a report, Snapchat is said to be planning on releasing a new version of its Spectacles glasses with two cameras and a higher price point of $350 by the end of the year. The new Spectacles is internally codenamed Newport and will feature an all-new design with a more premium frame made of aluminum and cameras capable of producing augmented reality effects in videos. Continue reading “Snapchat said to launch 3rd gen Spectacles with two cameras at $350”

WhatsApp could bring ephemeral messaging to rival Snapchat

WhatsApp Status currently has over 450 million daily active users, while Snapchat has a little 188 million. This is despite the lack of features like AR selfie masks, animated GIFs, or personalized avatars like Bitmoji. Snapchat lost total daily users in Q2 and Q3 2018 and even in Q2. Continue reading “WhatsApp could bring ephemeral messaging to rival Snapchat”

Snapchat introduces Friendship Profiles and Bitmoji Stories comic strip

Friendship Profiles

Snapchat has introduced friend’s Bitmoji; a new way to celebrate friendships on Snapchat. In each profile, you’ll find the images, videos, messages, links, and more than you and your friends have saved in Chat. The company says that this feature will make it easy to find your favorite memories and the important information you’ve saved over time. Continue reading “Snapchat introduces Friendship Profiles and Bitmoji Stories comic strip”

Snapchat introduces new cat Lenses

Snapchat has introduced the new Snapchat lens that is designed to recognize and decorate cat and human faces alike. Owing to the popularity of cat-themed memes and Snapchatters internet to snap their cats, the company is bringing this fun new filter.  Continue reading “Snapchat introduces new cat Lenses”

Snapchat introduces Snap Original with 12 original web-series, documentaries

Snap Originals

Snapchat has unveiled the ‘Snap Original’ which is a platform where exclusive shows are created by some of the world’s greatest storytellers, with new episodes, released every day. The first Snap Original includes Co-Ed, a new comedy from the Duplass Brothers. Continue reading “Snapchat introduces Snap Original with 12 original web-series, documentaries”

Snapchat testing option to purchase products on Amazon right from Snapchat camera

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Snap.Inc today announced that beginning this week, it will be testing new ways to search for products on Amazon right from the Snapchat camera. It also said that it will be rolling it out slowly and hence it is making this announcement ahead of the release. Continue reading “Snapchat testing option to purchase products on Amazon right from Snapchat camera”