Snap Inc.

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

      Disney-ABC Television Group became the latest media giant to ink a pact with Snapchat. The programmer will create original series for the messaging application, starting with Watch Party: The Bachelor, which will debut Tuesday, Jan. 3, following the season premiere of reality-competition series The Bachelor on ABC the night before.

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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

    … for Twitter to integrate with any sports league app through smart TV apps to provide the fullest viewing experience to fans and bring them closer to the heart of real-time content. Messaging apps Arber: Privacy will be a key focus for messaging apps in 2017. Facebook is building out capabilities for brands to reach out to customers via Messenger…

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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

    ….” The sleeker name is meant to reflect the company’s evolution beyond social, citing the release of Spectacles as its entry into hardware. In a time when fewer and fewer platforms are identifying as “social,” Snap Inc.’s expansion represents its progression into something bigger. CEO Evan Spiegel is no longer simply dominating the messaging app scene; he…

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  • Snap Inc. Files for IPO (Report)

    … billion. Facebook’s IPO launched May 18, 2012. Snap Inc. raised $1.81 billion in May, valuing the company at about $20 billion, according to Reuters. Sarah Frier and Alex Barinka of Bloomberg News reported last month that Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group will lead the IPO, and JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Allen & Co., Barclays and Credit Suisse Group will serve as joint book runners. Readers: What are your thoughts on Snap Inc. going public? …

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  • Snap Inc. Spectacles Are On Sale, But …

    … “Expect the unexpected” is the slogan for CBS reality competition show Big Brother, but it can also be applied to the way Snapchat parent Snap Inc. has handled the introduction and release of its Spectacles. The company’s sunglasses with built-in video cameras were officially announced in late September in a story for The Wall Street Journal…

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  • What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

    … A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly, Fox News, NASA and BuzzFeed. Then, a little over two months ago, Twitter opened up the Moments feature to a broader group of creators…

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  • Snap Inc. Removes Auto Advance from Snapchat, Introduces Story Playlist

    … Snap Inc. announced the removal of the Auto Advance feature from Snapchat, which will stop the application from automatically advancing users from one Story to the next when they’re watching Stories in the app’s recent updates section. In a blog post, the Snapchat team said Auto Advance has been removed for “select Snapchatters” on Android…

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