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Snap Earnings Warning Triggers Tech Sell-Off

Investors spooked after Snap warns of deteriorating economic conditions, says earnings now 'below the low end' of previous expectations

4 days ago

Snap Shares Slump On Apple Privacy Disruption

Shares in Snapchat developer Snap drop after it projects prolonged slump in ad revenues from introduction of Apple's iPhone privacy…

7 months ago

Facebook Rolls Out Disappearing WhatsApp Photos, Videos

Snapchat challenge as new WhatsApp feature is rolled out that allows photos and videos to disappear once they have been…

10 months ago

Twitter To Shut Down Disappearing ‘Fleets’

Experiment with disappearing tweets is to end, after Twitter confirms “it’s time to say goodbye and take flight with other…

11 months ago

WhatsApp Beta Tests Disappearing Video, Photo Messages

Self destruct feature. Disappearing photo and video message option is being deployed for iOS and Android WhatsApp beta apps

11 months ago

Snap Acquires British AR Display Maker WaveOptics

Snapchat company buys WaveOptics, maker of displays for augmented-reality glasses, for more than $500m amidst increased competition in emerging field

1 year ago

Snap Offers AR Glasses To ‘Select Creators’

Snap moves cautiously into augmented reality field with AR glasses offered to select creators of Snapchat's popular 'Lens' effects

1 year ago

Twitter Launches Disappearing ‘Fleets’ Globally

Watch out Snapchat, Instagram, as Twitter launches its disappearing tweets globally, after testing in selected countries earlier this year

2 years ago

WhatsApp Setting To Remove Messages After Seven Days

Messaging titan to implement setting to allow for “disappearing messages” option after seven days, in an effort to bolster privacy

2 years ago

Twitter Tests Disappearing ‘Fleets’ In Brazil

Twitter is testing tweets that disappear which it calls 'fleets', similar to features found in Snapchat and Instagram

2 years ago

Facebook Threads App To Take On Snapchat

Development of new Threats app to give social networking giant ability to ramp up pressure on Snapchat

3 years ago

Snap Employees ‘Abused Internal Tools To Spy On Users’

The 'disappearing' message platform vendor has dedicated tools to gather user data for internal purposes, and has had to contend…

3 years ago

Snap Trials Amazon Visual Search On Snapchat

The feature, in testing with a few initial US users, allows shoppers to link to Amazon listings by snapping a…

4 years ago

Schools Voice Privacy Concerns Over Snapchat Maps Feature

Snapchat's Maps feature has faced criticism for putting user's safety and privacy at risk, but where should the line be…

5 years ago

NHS Doctors Sending Patient Data On Snapchat In Alarming Case Of Shadow IT

DeepMind Health report criticises 'insecure, risky, and non-auditable way of operating'

5 years ago

Police Warn On Privacy Dangers Of Snapchat ‘Snap Maps’ Feature

Users - and particularly young people - may not realise Snap Maps is broadcasting their precise location whenever the app…

5 years ago

Snap Inc Commits $2bn For Snapchat Access to Google Cloud Ahead Of £2.4bn IPO

The IPO revealed the company is bleeding losses on cloud infrastructure and research and development

5 years ago

Snapchat Is Coming To London With New International HQ

Snapchat goes off-trend and picks London as European base ahead of expected $25 billion IPO

5 years ago

Snapchat Employee Wage Details Leaked In Phishing Scam

Unfortunately, leaked Snapchat salary information didn't delete itself after ten seconds

6 years ago

BBC Three’s ‘Creative Shackles Are Off’ With Online Format

BBC Three has aired on TV for the last time, embracing an online-first format and social media

6 years ago

Why Social Media Is The Killer App For Virtual Reality

Matthew Payne, head of creative technology at We Are Social, explains how social media will make virtual reality mainstream

6 years ago

New Snapchat App For Windows Phone Under Development

Open source Snapchat app under development for Windows Phone, despite founder's alleged hatred of Windows

6 years ago

Rupert Murdoch Holds Private CES Meeting With Apple And Snapchat

Behind-closed-doors pep talk for News Corp's deputies highlights disruption of technology on media industry

6 years ago

Snapchat Steps Up Security With Two-Factor Authentication

More secure login process helps protect Snapchat user accounts

7 years ago

Killer Messaging Apps – A Guide To Future Proofing Operator Infrastructure

Chris Lowe, business development manager at Openmind Networks, explains why operators should be taking inspiration from instant messaging apps and…

7 years ago

Square Cash Rolls Out To Businesses

$Cashtags allow anyone to send and receive money online

7 years ago

10 Of The Best Messaging Apps

We've picked out 10 of the best messaging apps to help you stay connected

7 years ago

Snapchat Seeks £12 Billion Valuation

No disappearing act for Snapchat as app wants to raise $500 million in funding

7 years ago

Snapcash Lets You Snapchat Money To Your Friends

Snapchat partners with payments provider Square to provide fast payments alongside self-destructing selfies

8 years ago

Snapchat Debuts In-App Adverts

Horror film Ouija becomes first ever advert on messaging service

8 years ago