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Snapchat ready to test new unskippable ads for some of its shows

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 April 2018

The test ads called 'Commercials' will be placed on a select number of shows on Snapchat. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat's recent redesign is here to stay

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 February 2018

Following a less than well received redesign, and a recent petition on Change.org, Snapchat says the changes it has made are here to stay. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat beats expectations for 2017 earnings

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 February 2018

While it's still losing money, 2017's yearly earnings for Snapchat prove to be more positive than initially expected. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat’s new redesign not going down so well

By Staff Writer 16 January 2018

Snapchat’s efforts to rekindle a love affair with users seem to be going rather badly. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat adds object recognising filters ahead of app's design overhaul

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 November 2017

It's now common knowledge that Snapchat is set for an extensive redesign soon, but that has not stopped the app from releasing new filters that recognise animals and food. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat said to have significant app overhaul on the way

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 November 2017

In an earnings letter to investors, Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel says a significant overhaul to the app is on the way. FULL STORY >

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New paperclip links, backdrops and voice filters added to Snapchat

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 July 2017

Snapchat debuts new add-ons that users should be more excited to use than Snap Map. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat releases update to create custom geofilters

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 July 2017

Following its divisive Snap Map feature, Snapchat has released a new tool that allows users to customise their geofilter. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat's slow growth rate not sitting well with investors

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2017

Despite clocking 166 million daily active users, Snapchat still trails behind Instagram Stories, and the company is unsure if it will ever make a profit. FULL STORY >

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Facebook's Snapchat clone, Stories, gets unveiled

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 March 2017

Available within the Facebook mobile app, the company details its "new" Stories feature. FULL STORY >

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Snap Inc. set for $3 billion IPO

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 February 2017

Five years after it first launched as Snapchat, the social media platform files for a $3 billion IPO as it sets to go public. FULL STORY >

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Facebook acquires facial recognition company FacioMetrics

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 November 2016

Could more Snapchat-rivalling apps and features be on the way? FULL STORY >

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Snapchat now Snap, Inc. as it debuts new connected Spectacles

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 September 2016

After rebranding the company, Snap, Inc. unveils its first pair of connected sunglasses called Spectacles. FULL STORY >

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iOS version of Snapchat now allows users to add moving emoji

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2016

The go-to social media app of choice at the moment, Snapchat adds some new emoji features to keep users interested. FULL STORY >

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Instagram to block links to Telegram and Snapchat in user profiles

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 March 2016

In a subtle change that may have gone unnoticed by some, Instagram has opted to block links to other apps like Telegram and Snapchat within user profiles. FULL STORY >

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