Snapchat articles

Snap starts selling Spectacles online for $130

Snap has announced its Spectacle sunglasses are now available for purchase online. Previously, the video capturing wearables were only sold through vending machines, available for about a day at a time in iconic locations throughout the U.S., as more of…

Snapchat loses way more money than it makes

Snap Inc., the parent company behind Snapchat, filed today the relevant documents for their initial public offering (IPO). These S-1 documents give us a first glimpse into the company's operations, revealing exactly how much money Snapchat generates and how many…

Snapchat set for IPO on NYSE later this week

An Initial Public Offering is often seen as a big growth milestone for a company. It's a proud moment and gives a sense of legitimacy to many companies, as well as new responsibilities to shareholders. Popular messaging app Snapchat has decided…

Instagram to start testing ads in users' Stories

Just five months after its debut, Instagram Stories already boasts 150 million daily viewers, up from 100 million in October and on par with the last number announced by Snapchat. Now the company is looking to monetize that massive audience…

Snapchat has filed for its IPO

Snap Inc., the recently appointed parent company of Snapchat, is reportedly moving forward with the intent of making its debut on the stock market in early 2017. Sources familiar with the matter tell Reuters that Snapchat has confidentially filed with…

WhatsApp is testing a Snapchat Stories clone called Status

Facebook isn’t done Snapchat-ifying its properties. Three months after the successful launch of Instagram Stories and following a small test involving a similar feature within Messenger, now WhatsApp is reportedly exploring the idea of adding its own take on the…

Now you can add videos to Facebook comment sections

Facebook has introduced another new feature to its service, one that reaffirms the company’s commitment to video. The ability to add a photo in a FB post’s comments section has been around since 2013, but now that ability has expanded…