Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Snapchat stories coming to Messenger: Another copy attack from Facebook

Facebook is testing a clone of Snapchat stories inside Messenger. Only in Poland for now. Facebook has a long, fairly embarrassing track record of trying...

Snapchat is hoping for more advertisers to appear

The company, now known as Snap Inc., is looking to convince advertisers and marketers of its value, positioning itself as stronger than other digital...

How Snapchat’s New Hardware Product, Spectacles will work

The company formerly known as Snapchat surprised the world last night by unveiling Spectacles, its first hardware product. The sunglasses, which record videos in 10-second...

Facebook partners with Fandango to sell movie tickets

Fandango, one of the biggest movie ticket distributors in the country, teamed up with Facebook to make your next ticket purchase even easier. Announced...

WhatsApp Android beta copies Snapchat’s drawings and stickers

WhatsApp straight up copies Snapchat’s drawings and stickers. The latest WhatsApp Android beta is adding a number of new features that should make sharing images...

Is Snapchat working on its own smart glasses?

It's no secret Snapchat is working on augmented reality glasses. The company has reportedly been staffing up a team to work on them and...

15 trophies Snapchat SHOULD be giving us

Ah, the Snapchat Trophy Case — a magical place to celebrate just how often you use Snapchat. Here, Snapchat users are rewarded for impressive feats...

Snapchat Might Be Working On An Actual Device

Snapchat has given observers another reason to suspect it might be working on hardware – the social network company joined the Bluetooth Special Interest...

Facebook announces Instant Video for Messenger

Bots have been all the rage in Facebook Messenger over the last few months, but today the social network is adding a new way...

Why did Snapchat delete its official Facebook Page?

Snapchat has unpublished its official Facebook Page. Snapchat declined to comment as to why the page is no longer available, but a person close...

It’s now easier to create and customize Snapchat Geofilters

Snapchat has let you create custom geofilters for events since February, but until now you've needed image editing software to make one. Today the...

Snapchat ventured into the video game market

n the past, Snapchat has seen platform-specific releases of films and television shows, but this marks the first time the service has ventured into...

How does diverge Instagram Stories from Snapchat?

Who decides who’s cool? Snapchat refuses to recommend accounts for fear of feeling heavy-handed. Maybe it learned from Twitter, whose old one-size-fits-none suggested user...

Snapchat brings live sports filters to high school

High school football is about to get a lot more Snapchat-friendly. The photo app will soon debut a new type of geofilter that shows sports...

Apple is starting to develop a video sharing app much like...

Apple Inc., seeking to capitalize on the popularity of social networks, is developing a video sharing and editing application and is testing new related...

Best timing on social media channes like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is there to hear it, did it make a sound? Similarly, what is asocial...

How can you ensure all of your Snaps?

Picture an older version of yourself, reliving memories from your crazy youth, all saved in your Snapchat account. All those insane antics, preserved for posterity and readily available...

4 powerful tactics to help widen your social media

Many businesses have a content strategy in place, but fewer are putting equal focus on distribution and outreach. Social media outreach, when planned and executed...

Instagram Stories vs Snapchat Stories: Which is better?

Contrary to many of its users, I wasn’t immediately turned off by Instagram stealing a feature from Snapchat. The execution was better, the admission that...

Lifestage: Facebook’s Answer To Snapchat

Social network releases stand-alone, video-based app Facebook is again trying to tackle one of its biggest problems and lure in elusive younger users. The social networking...

Users of Snapchat are complaining of problem accessing the service

Some Snapchat users are experiencing outages. While the app works just fine for some editors here at TheNextWeb, I’m unable to log in, and Snapchat...

Make your life easier with 6 social media tools

Social media has been hailed both as a powerful business tool and one of our greatest time-wasters. In many cases, it's actually both concurrently, but...

The six tips increasing your Snapchat engagement

Want to know why you aren’t getting more people watching your Snapchat stories? Did you jump onto Snapchat and are floundering around like a...

Instagram is testing a “Save Draft” feature

If you're an avid Instagram user, you know it can sometimes take a few tries before you come up with the perfect post. But...

Twitter takes on Snapchat and Instagram Stories

Twitter will soon open up Moments to all users. Twitter will open its storytelling product, Moments, to everyone. Twitter's Moments feature is about to get bigger. The...

Is Snapchat doomed?

With last week’s launch of Instagram Stories, there’s no question who Facebook’s trying to put out of business. It’s not the first time they’re taking aim...

Snapchat needs to start stealing from Instagram

Why Snapchat needs to start stealing from Instagram? What's the biggest threat of Snapchat? With the introduction of Instagram stories this week, the internet had a...

Snapchat announced Lenses, Geofilters, Stickers, Bitmoji for Rio 2016

Snapchat's Olympic Feature Rio 2016. Snapchat announced a host of Rio 2016-related features prior to Friday night’s Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The...

Facebook isn’t copying Snapchat

Is Facebook copying Snapchat? Soon after incorporating a very Snapchat-like Stories feature into Instagram, Facebook is taking a similar approach with its main app. Basically the latest Facebook...

Facebook’s Rich History Of Copying Snapchat

Facebook built its own version of Snapchat Stories, but will not release it. Facebook built its own version of Snapchat Stories, called Quick Updates,...

Marketers Liked Instagram Stories Better Than Snapchat

Marketers Liked Instagram Stories Better Than Snapchat. Nike and Others Dive Into Instagram Stories: Why Marketers Already Like It Better Than Snapchat. Instagram Has Bigger...

Snapchat launches location-based Geostickers

Instagram may be copying Snapchat today, but the latter still has some new tricks up its sleeve. The ephemeral social network today introduced ‘Geostickers,’ which are basically...

How Instagram Stories works: How to use Instagram like Snapchat

Instagram has copied the Snapchat Story. Now its easy for Snapchat users to adapt Instagram Stories. But for new users, here is a quick...

Instagram Stories Review: Snapchat future – photos and videos will disappear...

Instagram has announced the Stories future, a total copy of Snapchat. Lets first see the official announcement and then review it. Today, we’re introducing Instagram...

Benefits of social media advertising: Here are some social advertising examples

As you can see, it’s all happening online. So what are the benefits of getting your remodeling company there as well? Here are six,...

How can you use Bitmoji in Snapchat

Snapchat on Tuesday announced that users can now use Bitmoji inside the service. Back in March, reports surfaced that Snapchat purchased Bitstrips — maker...

Pokémon Go keeps shattering records as it goes neck and neck...

A week after its initial release, the hype around Pokémon Go is still growing. The latest research by SurveyMonkey claims the app has already become the biggest...

Snapchat’s ad sales strategy follows Facebook’s playbook

Snapchat doesn’t have to make up the advertising playbook as it goes; it has found a blueprint that works just fine: Facebook’s. As the...

The winners and losers of Snapchat’s new Memories feature

Snapchat isn’t the newest kid on the social media block and is losing some of the spontaneity that made it unique in social media. Along with...

Why Time Out has prioritized Facebook Live, Tumblr and Snapchat on...

Time Out wants to double-down on video content creation and has earmarked Tumblr, Facebook and Snapchat to help it both scale and monetize the...

Snapchat’s new ‘Memories’ feature lets you save snaps indefinitely

Snapchat is ditching its ephemeral nature — well, kind of. A new feature named ‘Memories’ will let you save “personal moments” forever for sharing...

From 360-degree to Snapchat: How Huffington Post UK is using video

Like many publishers, The Huffington Post U.K. is seeing explosive growth in video. The publisher has built a seven-person team dedicated to video in six months, and...

How one underwear brand boosted sales by through sassy Snapchat fare

Snapchat is a hard nut to crack for many brands because there’s no one-size-fits-all strategy: Hotel chains like Starwood and Hilton are experimenting with the...

Sorry teens, olds are slowly taking over Snapchat

Move over, teens. Your parents, aunts, and uncles are getting in on the Snapchat action. According to the Wall Street Journal, 14 percent of US...

Snapchat is down [Update: It’s back!]

Users around the Web are reporting problems with Snapchat. Indeed, we aren’t able to send raunchy images to any of our friends either. When...

Google is revealing Android N’s name today on Snapchat because it’s...

We’ve been waiting long enough: Google is revealing Android N’s name today. You don’t want to miss this. #AndroidNReveal pic.twitter.com/6ivBfkNVCV — Google (@google) June...

7 Steps to Snapchat Success


By Sarah Moore of social media agency Eleven Lights Media. Contrary to popular belief, Snapchat isn’t just for the teen population trying to escape their Facebook-friending...

Snapchat is slashing its ad prices for brands, sources say

Pricing has been a persistent gripe from advertisers around Snapchat. Now, with a new ad platform that allows for more experimentation, prices are starting...
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