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Snapchat Back Up and Working, but Issues and Questions Remain

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Thousands of people woke up to an extra Monday-ish Monday when they realized that something wasn’t quite right with Snapchat. The popular social media app reportedly went down for over an hour on Monday morning at approximately 8 a.m. PST (11 a.m. EST).  At least 18,000 users throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe reported […]

A Tekashi 6ix9ine Docuseries is in the Works

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On Tuesday, Snapchat announced that they the will be launching a new Snap Originals, which will include an eight-episode documentary series on controversial rapper Tekashi 69. The doc will be titled VS The World and set to be produced by Complex. TMZ reports It will follow how the rapper rose to fame and his eventual […]

Snapchat Gets Visual Product Search Powered by Amazon

Snapchat Gets Visual Product Search Powered By Amazon

Snapchat is adding a visual item search to Snapchat to give its clients a chance to distinguish products just by catching them with their telephone camera, the organization declared Monday morning. Snapchat’s visual search is being controlled by Amazon, and customers will have the capacity to effortlessly arrange perceived products through the web-based business monster. […]

Racist Snapchat Messages Following Fatal Hit-and-Run Sparks Outrage

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Sherell “Rell” Lewis was being a good Samaritan on Tuesday when he pulled his car over to clear wood from the middle of the highway in Leesville, Louisiana. But unfortunately, his life was cut short when he was struck by a 2003 Chevrolet pickup driven by 18-year-old Matthew Martin. Lewis was pronounced dead at the Byrd Regional Hospital. […]

Cardi B Shows Love to New “Finesse” Filter on Snapchat

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Snapchat has been suffering from a series of unfortunate events as they continue to take losses that have people deleting the platform. It’s total value has recently fell by almost $800 million after Rihanna brought to attention a third-party interactive ad for ‘Would You Rather’ which highlighted domestic violence. The ad went on to ask […]

Clothing Giant H&M Blocks Swizz Beats On Instagram

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In America, the ability to protect artistic intellectual property through copyrights and trademarks is guaranteed right, yet if H&M gets its way how that protection is interpreted may be changed forever. Backstory. H&M is embroiled in a heated lawsuit with street artist Jason “Revok” Williams. Revok attracted major headlines when he took Roberto Cavalli to court […]

Rihanna Responds To Snapchat Apology: ‘You Let Us Down! Shame on You’

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Rihanna is not taking Snapchat’s apology on face value for imitating her domestic violence incident with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown for a game advertisement.   Advertisement On Monday (Mar. 12), titled, “Would You Rather,” following amid Snapchat the game ad mugged images of Chris Brown and Rihanna querying players if they would rather “slap Rihanna or […]

Snapchat Takes A Dive and Facebook Reaps Benefits

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Words by Comfort Nnana Kalu Snapchat forgets the consumer and updates the platform in a way that would have made businesses and advertisers happy. However, the one thing Snapchat forgot is that without consumers there isn’t any money and businesses will leave when the consumers leave the platform. Snapchat has taken a huge dive as […]

Snapchat Responds to Backlash of Newest Update, and it isn’t Going Anywhere

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Snapchat users were heard, but will their wish be granted? Snapchat users were upset with the latest update the app implemented earlier this month, which lead to a Change.org petition that garnered an astounding 1.2 million signatures to rid of the new Snapchat update. The app’s redesign has been described as confusing, hard to use, […]

Social Media and Politics: Why Are Some Censored and Others Not?

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Social media has changed the way we communicate as humans. The full development of the Internet, coupled with technological advances provide us the ability to virtually erase political boarders. Regardless of your location in the world, once connected to the Internet your potential reach extends around the globe. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat represent the largest and […]

Snapchat is Creating a New Android App for 2018

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Snapchat is gearing up for the new year with a few changes and updates on the favored social media platform. Executives of Snap Inc. shared major redesign plans for 2018 at Tuesday’s earnings call. Additionally, they want to take care of Snapchat users and creators. Although they stopped short of sharing too many details, they […]

Young Thug Threatens Ex-Fiancée After She Announces She’s Single

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Words by Jillian Bowe Social media can be a gift and a curse. In the case of rapper Young Thug, it became his relationship’s downfall.  Earlier in the week, the Atlanta rapper was put on blast by his former fiancée Jerrika Karlae via Snapchat where she accused her ex-longtime beau of cheating on her with […]

Bacardi Creates First-Ever SnapChat Lenses For Music Video-Like Experience

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BACARDÍ will debut custom Snapchat Lenses on June 22 and it will be available directly within the app for 24 hours. There are two unique Lenses created with the app’s dynamic 3D functionalities — each one will play snippets of ‘Front of the Line,’ allowing fans to vibe with the Sound of Rum and be in […]

Serena Williams Announces She’s Pregnant Via Snapchat

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Serena Williams is pregnant with her first baby. The tennis star, 35, made the announcement on Wednesday by showing off her pregnant belly on Snapchat. The athlete is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, 33. Advertisement Williams wore a yellow swimsuit and revealed she is 20 weeks along. The timing means she would have been […]

#TechNews Facebook Makes A Virtual Reality World

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This year Facebook announces that their finally adding a virtual reality version. The company’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off yesterday [April 18th] at the San Jose convention center in California. Mark Zuckerberg and company executives announced how this platform will change the world, along with allowing other methods for products to be sold. The new feature will […]

Facebook Announces New Hi-Tech Features At Annual Developers Event

Social media platform Facebook is stepping up their game by rolling out features soon to hit the site. Several features were announced on the first day of it’s annual developers conference, held in San Jose this year, that will compete with competitors. Features like the AR studio or augmented reality is similar to Snap Chat, […]

#TechNews SnapChat New 3D Filters

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Today [April 18th] Snapchat‘s parent company (SNAP) reveals their new 3D feature. Smartphone users can access this through the app – it includes a field of flowers, a sparkling rainbow, and floating phrases. Snap says the new lenses will update daily and the existing ones will swap consistently. The company launched new lenses around 18 […]

Let’s Help Kodak Black Finesse The System

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Earlier this week on Snapchat, DJ Khaled donned a “Free Kodak Black” shirt, and we have the plug on where you can get one. The shirts are for sale right now at flysupplykodak.com for only $25. After Friday, August 5 the shirts go up to $35 so place your orders now. Why should we support this?  Like a statement […]

Are We Liking Instagram’s New “Stories” Feature?

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It looks like Instagram is trying to come for Snapchat’s number one spot. Rolling out its latest feature, the social media platform Instagram just added Stories as a new option for expression. Based off the short content-driven app Snapchat, Stories carries a lot of the same traits. Offering short term content, videos and images posted […]