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Snapchat Has Begun Rolling Out Unskippable Ads

05/14/2018, On YouTube, there are ads that users can skip after a few seconds, and there are some that users have no choice but to sit through. Last month Snapchat announced something similar where they were planning on testing out unskippable ads, and now in a...

Snapchat Is Bringing Back Some Of Its Previous Designs

05/13/2018, When Snap announced that Snapchat would be getting a redesign last year, it was meant to be for the better where it would make the app more user-friendly. Unfortunately it seems that Snap might not have anticipated the backlash, leading to the creation of...


Snapchat To Test Unskippable Ads Next Month

04/28/2018, Ads are how companies that provide a free service make money, which is why you see Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Google are filled with ads. How some of these ads are skippable, like on YouTube where you have the option of skipping certain...

Snapchat Is Testing Out A Redesigned Stories Interface

04/24/2018, Last year the folks at Snapchat rolled out a controversial new design. This came on the heels of criticism that suggested that Snapchat had a confusing UI, although ironically enough the ones who ended up complaining about the new design were Snapchat’s...

New Snap Spectacles Spotted In FCC Listing

04/11/2018, FCC listings often reveal the new hardware that’s due to be launched soon and one such listing has now been spotted for Snap’s second-generation Spectacles wearable device. While the company lost a ton of money on the original Spectacles,...

Snapchat’s Exclusive iPhone X Lenses Are Now Available

04/06/2018, During Apple’s iPhone announcements, the company typically likes to bring other companies onstage where they will also be announcing partnerships or certain exclusive features. For example in 2016 when the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were announced, Nintendo...

BlackBerry Sues Snapchat For Infringing On Its Patents

04/04/2018, BlackBerry may not be the leader in the global smartphone market anymore but the company does own a treasure trove of patents. As investors raise concerns about the growth rate at its core security-focused software business, the company is looking through...

Snapchat Rolls Out Group Video Chat Feature

04/04/2018, If you’re someone who loves video chatting with your friends, the downside to most video chat calls is that they are limited to one-on-one calls. However the good news for Snapchat users is that the company has recently announced that they will be...

GIPHY Integration Is Now Back On Snapchat

04/04/2018, Last month after users discovered a racist GIF on GIPHY which was also integrated into Instagram and Snapchat, both companies opted to temporarily disable the feature. However the good news for Instagram users is that integration was re-enabled last...

Snapchat Takes A Swing At Facebook With Russian Bot filter

04/01/2018, Snapchat has decided to throw some serious shade at its rival Facebook this April Fools’ Day. It has capitalized on all of the negative press coverage related to Facebook over the past couple of weeks and the wider conversation regarding Russia’s...

Snapchat May Let Users Control Third-Party App Access

03/28/2018, A new report reveals that Snapchat is developing a new feature which will provide users with control over which third-party apps have access to their Snapchat accounts. A new tab called “Connected Apps” has been discovered in the latest beta...

Pilots Suspended For Using Snapchat While Flying

03/26/2018, When you’re on a plane you’d probably want your pilot to do little else than just fly the plane. You wouldn’t really feel comfortable if they diverted their attention from that crucial task for a moment to do something else, such as...