Snap will reportedly release AR-enabled Spectacles with dual cameras

Snap is reportedly set to release a new version of Spectacles with an aluminum design that packs in two cameras. Through the Snapchat app, you may be able to add augmented reality overlay effects in videos you capture with the updated Spectacles. The $ 350 frames will cost more than double the first version, which […]

Snap reportedly subpoenaed by Justice Department and SEC for information on IPO disclosures

Getty/Michael Kovac The Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have subpoenaed Snap for information about its March 2017 initial public offering. The company said in a statement it has responded to the government subpoenas and other requests for information. The federal inquiries follow an ongoing shareholder lawsuit in which investors allege that Snap misled […]

The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP)

In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or images that live for only 24 hours.Business Insider Intelligence Many platforms have introduced some form of […]

Snap just announced its first-ever desktop app for consumers, and a new partnership with Twitch (SNAP)

Snap Snap launched Snap Camera, its first-ever desktop app for consumers on Friday. Snap Camera allows users to “wear” Lenses while on their computers, like while recording a YouTube video or on a Google Hangout. Snap also announced a partnership with Twitch, where streamers and their fans can wear Lenses while on the gaming platform. […]

Snap just announced its first-ever desktop app for consumers, and a new partnership with Twitch (SNAP)

Snap Snap launched Snap Camera, its first-ever desktop app for consumers on Friday. Snap Camera allows users to “wear” Lenses while on their computers, like while recording a YouTube video or on a Google Hangout. Snap also announced a partnership with Twitch, where streamers and their fans can wear Lenses while on the gaming platform. […]

Avengers 4 LEAK? ‘Annihilation set FIVE years after Thanos’ Snap in Avengers Infinity War’

Many Marvel fans may have assumed Avengers 4 will begin straight after Thanos’ Snap in Avengers Infinity War. However, it now looks very likely that the film rumoured to be called Avengers Annihilation will be set five years later. The claim comes from Hollywood insider Daniel RPK, who tweeted: “Avengers 4 starts YEARS after Infinity […]

Snap is testing a way to search for products on Amazon right from Snapchat’s camera

Snap is stepping up its efforts to become a destination for ecommece, and it’s got a powerful new partner to do so. The ephemeral camera company announced today that it is partnering with Amazon to test a visual search search feature that will surface links to products on the ecommerce giant’s website. Users will be […]

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP)

  Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Consumers’ Digital Trust rankings differ across security, […]

Snap jumps after formerly neutral analyst raises price target amid management changes (SNAP)

Greg Sandoval/Business Insider Snap shares are up following a rating upgrade from a team of analysts at Wedbush, who are encouraged by the company’s recent management changes. The social media company announced Monday that strategy chief Imran Khan was leaving, and Wedbush said his departure was beneficial to the company. Khan has “no meaningful strategy or operations […]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, AVGO, SNAP, JPM)

Here is what you need to know.  Here comes the jobs report. The US economy is expected to have added 191,000 nonfarm jobs as the unemployment rate slipped to 3.8%, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg.  It looks like Trump has found the next big target in his trade war — Japan. President Donald Trump is reportedly […]