Snapchat Caves, Finally Introduces Friendship Profiles

Snapchat is viewed as a messaging app, although some might argue that it is almost like a social media platform, which is why for the longest time ever, the company resisted the idea of allowing its users to create social network profiles, claiming that chances are people you chat with are your friends already.

Snapchat Calls Can Now Be Made Using The iOS Phone App

In the early days of VoIP apps, if you wanted to make a call using the app you’d have to launch the app itself and use the dialer within the app. It’s not particularly inconvenient, but if you had multiple VoIP apps, then it might get a bit messy. It was only later that Apple introduced the CallKit API that allowed calls to be made using the native iOS Phone […]

Snap Camera Brings Snapchat Filters To Your Desktop

Snapchat has popularized the use of filters and the company is now bringing its filters to the desktop. It has launched the Snap Camera app which will integrate with apps like Skype, Twitch, Google Hangouts, and Zoom. The app will enable users to apply Snapchat filters, or lenses as they’re called, on desktop. Snap Camera is available for both Windows and Mac.

Snapchat’s Voter Registration Efforts Added 418,000 Voters

Major tech companies were playing their part in helping people register to vote ahead of the coming elections in the United States. Snap, the maker of Snapchat, also utilized its platform that’s popular with young adults to nudge them in the direction of voter registration. While these efforts may not seem much at first, there are numbers to back them up. Snap has revealed that it has helped 418,000 people […]


Snapchat Found To Be A Popular Source Of News Amongst College Students

Where do you get most of your news from these days? Back in the day it would most likely be the newspaper, and then there were internet portals/front pages that would contain news, the weather, sports scores, and so on, but these days social media does seem to be a popular source for many.

Snapchat Adds Filters For Cats

Snapchat has a variety of filters that you can use to add some exuberance to your selfies but what about your cats? The app now has your feline friends covered as well. Snapchat now has filters for cats so the next time you take a selfie with your furry friend, they took will get the filter applied on their face.

Snap CEO Admits Snapchat’s Redesign Was ‘Rushed’

Last year Snap announced that its popular Snapchat messaging app would be undergoing a redesign. The reason behind this is because many felt that the current design was too confusing, and that the redesign would shake things up and appeal to more people. Unfortunately it had the opposite effect.

Snapchat And Amazon Make It Easier To Buy New Things

Many of us come across new and interesting things on a daily basis and chances are that we will most likely find some of those things on Amazon, one of the largest online retail services in the world. To enable you to buy those products easily, Amazon and Snapchat have entered into a partnership.

How To Block Someone on Snapchat (Android, iOS)

Snapchat is only as fun as your contacts are. Here is how to block, or unlock, someone in seconds.

Ariana Grande’s Snapchat Lens Lets You Try On Merchandise

Both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have their place in the world, but when it comes to real-world usage, that’s where it’s hard to argue that AR might have an edge. In fact Snapchat is doing a good example of proving just that by launching a new Snapchat Lens together with musician Ariana Grande that will let fans try on her merchandise before buying it.

Pandora Now Lets Users Share Music On Snapchat

Pandora launched its Premium music streaming service last year. Subscribers get access to a massive library of songs similar to what they would get on Spotify and Apple Music. They also get access to all of the features of the internet radio streaming service. People do like to share music and Pandora is now allowing its ad-supported, Plus, and Premium users do that.

Snapchat Blames User Decline On Its Controversial Redesign

Earlier this year Snapchat rolled out its brand new design for its app. The redesign was meant to make the app more appealing to new users and also improve on the existing app, but it was not well-received. Snapchat at that time defended the redesign, but ultimately its users have spoken.

Snapchat’s Latest Lenses Respond To Voice

Snapchat is rolling out a new set of Lenses today that’s different from what users have become accustomed to. These Lenses don’t respond to facial gestures like their predecessors but they will respond to voice. This is the first such set of Lenses of its kind that Snapchat has released.

Snapcash Shutting Down Next Month

Snapchat announced its move into mobile payments with Snapcash. The service enabled users to send money directly to each other. They just needed to set up their financial information first in the app before they could get started with Snapcash. The service itself was powered by Square. It appears that the company will now be forfeiting to Venmo as it’s reportedly going to shut down Snapcash next month.