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  • Why you need to stop comparing Snap to Facebook

    Snap’s short life as a public company took a turn for the worse this week. While dramatic slides in value aren’t unprecedented for new publicly traded social firms, Snap does have some perception problems to address.

    Written by Matt Kapko13 May 17 06:03
  • Snap soars on IPO, now what?

    Snap began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today and shares soared. The company -- now valued at $28.33 billion -- has no profits to speak of, so where does it go from here?

    Written by Matt Kapko03 March 17 09:31
  • LinkedIn's CEO really loves Snap's Spectacles

    Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, is very impressed with Snap's Spectacles and the way they've been launched through vending machines that appear in locations for a limited time.

    Written by Martyn Williams17 Nov. 16 08:44
  • Rio 2016 Olympics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

    Social media's brightest stars have aligned for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Here's how to follow all the teams, games and athletes, and find behind-the-scenes action and exclusive footage on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 Aug. 16 00:50
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  • How to create your own Snapchat geofilter

    Snapchat geofilters are a fun way to show your location through your photos and videos. But what if no geofilters are available for your favorite neighborhood, town or landmark (or you just want to add your own)? It’s easy to create a geofilter. Here’s how.

    Written by Lauren Brousell19 Sept. 15 15:00
Features about SnapChat
  • Social media sites still don't do enough to combat abuse

    Every day, countless individuals and groups are victimized on social networks. The abusers, detached and cloaked in anonymity, often take on different personas as they shame, troll, incite and denigrate others with relative impunity. The ramifications can be devastating and, until recently, the majority of social media companies failed to acknowledge -- let alone confront -- the vulgarity and vicious threats that fly so freely on their platforms.

    Written by Matt Kapko01 July 15 23:13
  • Is Social Media Reviving or Killing Our Classrooms?

    Remember the days when back to school meant a trip to the store for new pencils, paper and maybe a spiral notebook or two? Today's students, particularly those in the higher grades and college level, have little time or interest in those analog commodities -- they're carrying laptops, tablets, smartphones and other gadgets.

    Written by Matt Kapko10 Sept. 14 06:09
  • Snapchat Must Either Grow Up or Risk Disappearing

    Snapchat had a rough May, and that's even before taking into account the massive competitive threats it faces from Apple and Facebook. The company has a lot of growing up to do. And it better do it fast.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 June 14 23:27
  • Social Media Getting More Spontaneous and Less Personal

    Deliberate status updates are losing luster as quick, impromptu, short-lived activity on social media gathers momentum. If the first phase of social media was a massive effort to share our online identities, this current wave is all about fleeting encounters.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 March 14 16:55