Tag Archives: Snapchat


Using Snapchat For Less Than $20 To Attract Customers And Generate Business

Check out how on-demand geofilters are a great way to promote a business location, an event, or in-store promotion

Snapchat is no longer ‘just’ for millenials in America; more people in general are using…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology because, yeah, they are all connected somehow

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

By Samara Lynn

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Strategic Reason for “Stories” or is Instagram a Snapchat Biter?

Instagram's new "Stories" feature is a smart business move, but people are still criticizing the photo sharing service as a Snapchat copycat

A new Instagram feature is bringing out the tech critic in many. Instagram recently added…

By Samara Lynn

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Snapchat is Now Big With “Old” Folks

Older users are flocking to messaging app, Snapchat

“Snapchat is just fun.”

By Samara Lynn

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5 Tech Leaders Who Are Not All That

Technology is wonderful. Sometimes, tech CEOs and leaders, are not.

“…many successful tech leaders get passes on obnoxiousness and sometimes are even rewarded for it…”

By Samara Lynn

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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

By Samara Lynn

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These 5 Women on Snapchat Inspire Others With Healthy Living Tips

Getting fit in a snap

Here are five women on Snapchat you can follow to get your inspiration, workouts, and…

By Mia N. Hall

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4 Ways to Use Snapchat to Your Business Advantage

Treat Snapchat as a window into your 9-to-5 life

Snapchat is also one of the fastest growing platforms for millennials.

By Sirita Wright

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Viacom and Snapchat Extend Advertising Deal

Media company can advertise on app's behalf

Viacom and Snapchat have reached an extension on a deal that will allow Viacom to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Snapchat Introduces New Service ‘Discover’

Photo-messaging app offers expansion of the way users consume and share media

Popular app is expanding the way users share and use information, offering a broader more…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Snapchat Now Sends Cash

Mobile payment company Square handling payment portion

Snapchat was recently hacked, leaking thousands of photos. (Image credit: Maurizio Pesce)
Snapchat wants you to…

By Patrick Austin

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Raising $8 million without a business model isn't new in Silicon Valley, but the Secret team is banking on anonymity.

Anonymous Chat App Secret Receives $8.6 Million Investment

With a host of competing anonymous chat apps, Secret has its work cut out for it.

Raising $8 million without a business model isn’t new in Silicon Valley, but the Secret…

By Patrick Austin

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Instagram Direct: Photo-Sharing Platform Lets Users Send Pics and Videos Directly to Friends

Instagram unveils direct messages

Instagram announced Thursday Instagram Direct, a feature that will let users share photos and videos…

By Janel Martinez

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8 Brands That Excel on Snapchat

Brands are using the time-sensitive image-based social media app to their advantage

Eight brands that prove time-sensitive images are an asset to marketers.

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