Snapchat

Facebook Messenger is getting a surprising new Valentine's Day update

Ten years ago, the pressure my fellow teens and I felt to make a budding relationship “Facebook Official” was real. But with fewer teenagers than ever using Facebook (in favor of Snapchat), and with us now-twenty-somethings living our lives on Instagram, the stress-inducing relationship status feature has become blissfully irrelevant. Now, Facebook might be trying …

680K disgruntled Snapchatters have signed a petition to get rid of the new update

The Snapchat redesign is proving rather controversial, to say the very least. Indeed, Chrissy Teigen’s already declared that she hates it, making us all feel far less alone.  And now, 680,000 people have signed a Change.org petition urging Snap Inc. to reverse its drastic redesign.   The petition, created by Australia-based Nic Rumsey, aims to …

New book vividly reveals Snapchat’s sexty dorm-room origin

“He wouldn’t have to worry about sending a hookup a picture of his junk! And girls would be way more likely to send him racy photos if they disappeared.” That’s just a taste of juicy details found in “How To Turn Down A Billion Dollars: The Snapchat Story”, a new book coming out tomorrow from …

Snapchat takes us inside the Olympics like never before

The Olympics is a spectacle, a very expensive spectacle. NBC holds the exclusive TV rights very, very dearly, spending $963 million just for these Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The media giant already got that back in ad sales, but how’s the audience?  For TV, the viewership numbers might not look so great. If you’re like …

How to switch back to the old version of Snapchat (before it sucked)

Image: Daniel Sambraus/Getty Images By Raymond Wong2018-02-10 22:48:34 UTC All is not well for Snapchat. The app has ticked off its most loyal users with its latest redesign which merges your friends’ snap messages with their Stories.  It’s the app’s first major #facepalm. But good news! There’s a way to switch back to the old …

These portals to Elon Musk's space Tesla and 'Rick and Morty' are going viral on Snapchat

Elon Musk probably won’t send you into space anytime soon, but if you want to see what it would like to be up close and personal with Starman and his Tesla, there’s always Snapchat.  A new Snapchat lens appears as a portal to space. Users can enter, see Starman, and walk right back out. Here’s …

Was Evan Spiegel right to turn down a billion dollars?

Image: Lili Sams/Mashable By Kerry Flynn2018-02-09 20:01:42 UTC Snap is starting the year off strong. Its quarterly earnings blew past expectations, and while its redesign is angering some users, the change is expected to improve the app experience for everyone, with time.  But life hasn’t always been so great for Snapchat. CEO Evan Spiegel continues …

No, Snapchat won't reverse its update for 50,000 retweets

Snapchat users really want the old Snapchat back following the redesign rollout. The Snapchat kids want the old way back so badly that in less than 24 hours, a tweet suggesting all we needed was 50,000 retweets has reached more than 733,000 retweets. The call to action is reminiscent of the Wendy’s chicken nugget teen …