Tag: Snapchat

Internet, Social Networking

How to rescue your hacked account: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and more

October 17, 2022

Via: The Verge

Nearly 2 out of 5 Americans say that hackers have taken over their social media accounts. And those numbers are likely to rise as more and more account information gets leaked in breaches of big corporations. “[Hackers are] taking those […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

Snapchat was down for thousands of users in the US

April 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The current lockdown situation is a test for many people’s nerves, but also for online services and social networks. After Apple News showed a Feed Unavailable error in the Today tab a few days ago, now Snapchat is also experiencing […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

Snapchat releases rebuilt Android app

April 8, 2019

Via: The Verge

Snap has finally released its new, rebuilt Snapchat Android app, which the company has been rewriting from the ground up since the beginning of 2018 to bring performance for the Android version up to par with the iOS app. While […]


Snapchat brings its lenses to desktop with new Snap Camera app

October 26, 2018

Via: Mashable

Snapchat is, for the first time, bringing its camera outside of its mobile app. The company just released a dedicated desktop app, called Snap Camera, which lets people use its signature augmented reality selfie lenses inside of other desktop apps. […]

Internet, Social Networking

Instagram just announced two new types of Stories so you can watch forever

May 23, 2017

Via: Mashable

It’s been less than a year since Instagram launched its clone of Snapchat Stories but Instagram’s version of the feature has already eclipsed Snapchat in both size and scale. Now, with more than 200 million people using Stories every single […]

Internet, Social Networking

Snap may finally have a good answer to the Facebook question

May 4, 2017

Via: Mashable

If there’s one question that just won’t go away for Snapchat parent company Snap Inc., it’s what to do about Facebook. For months, Mark Zuckerberg’s social network has been relentless pushing into Snapchat territory, first by copying Snapchat Stories in […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

Snapchat’s new world lenses are its biggest push into augmented reality

April 19, 2017

Via: Mashable

Snap Inc. is a camera company, and on the day of F8, Facebook’s annual conference for developers, they want to remind the tech industry, Wall Street, and their loyal users of that mission. Snapchat is launching new world lenses, an […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Snapchat’s next product could be a smartphone

February 20, 2017

Via: DailyMail

Snapchat’s next product could be an Android smartphone that positions the camera and messaging features at the forefront. A California-based marketing firm has unveiled a concept handset equip with a 360-degree camera, buttons that let users scroll through filters and […]


Snap up some prescription lenses for your Snapchat Spectacles

December 2, 2016

Via: Techradar

Snapchat Spectacles are the newest wearables to make a splash, but the sunglasses-and-camera combo are just like over-the-counter shades – they don’t have prescriptions for those who wear glasses. Enter Rochester Optical and its new prescription lenses for Spectacles. Starting […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Snapchat begins selling its video-capturing glasses via vending machines

November 11, 2016

Via: TechSpot

Snap has announced its Spectacle sunglasses are now available for purchase though vending machines, called Snapbots, that will be touring throughout the United States. The first of these arrived in Venice Beach today nearby the company’s headquarters. The machines will […]

Internet, Social Networking

Snapchat is changing the way its Stories work again

October 10, 2016

Via: Techradar

Snapchat Stories – a rolling 24-hour highlights reel of your friends’ comings and goings – is one of the app’s most compelling features (probably why Instagram and Twitter have both had a go at copying it). Now Snapchat is changing […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Snapchat may be developing a Google Glass-like headset

September 6, 2016

Via: TechSpot

Snapchat, makers of the ephemeral messaging app by the same name, may be looking to make the jump from software to hardware. A report from The Financial Times on Monday notes that Snapchat has joined the Bluetooth Special Interest Group […]

Hacking, Security

Snapchat employees targeted in email phishing attack from scammer impersonating CEO Evan Spiegal

February 29, 2016

Via: Venture Beat

Snapchat has revealed it was targeted in a phishing attack by a scammer impersonating Evan Spiegel, the company’s co-founder and CEO. The popular social network, which has raised more than $1 billion in funding, received an email last Friday requesting […]