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    • Snapchat IPO sees successful first day

      Snapchat IPO sees successful first day Yesterday, Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. had their IPO with the stock finishing at a 44% price increase by the end of trading. This should come as no surprise as the photo sharing app has been a massive success with the much coveted 18 to 34 market. Snapchat started out as somewhat of an Instagram clone except with a twist.

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  • Snapchat in Talks With Several Ad Agencies (Report)

    … Is there a Snapbot in the middle of Madison Avenue? Not quite, but Snap Inc. is apparently spending a lot of time with ad agencies there. Suzanne Vranica, Maureen Farrell and Steven Perlberg of The Wall Street Journal reported that the messaging application has engaged in discussions with the media-buying units of agencies including WPP…

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  • Snapchat Snaps Up Ex-Timehop CEO Jonathan Wegener

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:55 PM Jonathan Wegener, who left the CEO post at social photo application Timehop last week, hopped over to a product position at Snapchat. Snap Inc. and Wegener confirmed the move to Peter Kafka of Recode. Wegener addressed his departure from Timehop in a Facebook post (embedded below) Wednesday…

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  • Snapchat Testing Deep Linking, Web Auto-Fill for Ads

    … Snapchat is testing two new features for advertisers: deep linking and web auto-fill. A Snap Inc. spokesperson described the new features to Christopher Heine of SocialTimes parent Adweek, saying that they are currently being tested by brands but not revealing the specific brands involved. Deep linking enables Snapchat users to swipe up…

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  • Snap Inc. Sets International Headquarters in London

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. is setting up shop in the U.K., establishing its international headquarters in London. Madhumita Murgia and Hannah Kuchler of Financial Times reported that all of the company’s sales outside of the U.S. will be booked out of London, starting with those made by its teams in France, Australia, Canada and Saudi Arabia…

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  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    … to friends and share content. Snapchat has altered the user experience and disrupted the social sphere by changing the way users relate to each other on social, and now Snap Inc. has the potential to disrupt the product sphere. Spectacles could be one of the more tangible and realistic internet of things products, and they have already begun changing…

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  • 5 Ways Snapchat Spectacles Will Affect Influencer Marketing in 2017

    … back on the fall of 2016 as the time when Snap Inc. first offered us a glimpse into just how impactful Spectacles would be for brands’ influencer marketing efforts. This product will fundamentally change how influencers of all sizes–from celebrities with millions of followers to customers with small but active networks–create content and engage…

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  • Snap Inc. Acquires Israeli Augmented-Reality Startup Cimagine Media (Report)

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. made another acquisition last week: Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine Media. Cimagine’s augmented reality technology allows potential customers to visualize products “in their own environments” in 3-D, and according to its website, clients include Coca-Cola, Shop Direct and furniture retailer John Lewis…

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  • Snapchat Inks Original Series Deal With Disney-ABC Television Group

    … on Snapchat. Snapchat has previously reached similar agreements with Turner, NBCUniversal and Viacom. Snap Inc. vice president of content Nick Bell said in a release announcing the deal: Disney-ABC has rewritten the rules for how to develop daring, fun and adventurous series for TV, mastering formats ranging from scripted to reality and drama…

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  • Snap Inc. Takes Flite (Report)

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. acquired ad-tech company Flite, “multiple sources” told Kurt Wagner of Recode. Wagner reported that the deal is an acqui-hire, meaning that Snap Inc. was more focused on the Flite team than on its technology. According to Wagner, Flite focuses on content creation, such as tools that enable brands to create digital ads, 360-degree video ads and vertical video ads optimized for mobile. Readers: What are your thoughts on this acquisition by Snap Inc.? …

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  • Turner Extends Snapchat Partnership, Takes Aim at Millennials

    … at millennials, as well as “creative advertising opportunities” on Discover channels. Snap Inc. vice president of content Nick Bell said in a release detailing the partnership extension: Millions of Snapchatters value the authoritative and credible reporting by CNN and Bleacher Report every day, and we are excited about offering more frequent news updates…

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  • Snap Inc.: One More Walled Garden, But Endless Opportunities for Brands

    … In a classic coming-of-age tale, everyone’s favorite disappearing photo company has matured beyond its application roots and outgrown the “chat” in its name. Snapchat now refers exclusively to the popular photo-sharing app that revolutionized the selfie, and it only represents one arm of the newly minted Snap Inc., a “camera company…

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  • Snap Inc. Files for IPO (Report)

    … Did a Snapbot make a surprise appearance at Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters, or did Snapchat parent Snap Inc. file its initial public offering documents via a more traditional courier? Lauren Hirsch, Liana B. Baker and Matthew Toole of Reuters reported that Snap Inc. secretly filed for an IPO at some point before Election Day…

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