Anonymous Snapchat app Sendit surges with 3.5M installs after Snap bans Yolo and LMK – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes In May of this year, Snap banned two Snapchat platform apps that allowed users to send anonymous messages, Yolo and LMK, following a lawsuit filed on behalf of a mother whose son died by suicide after being bullied through messages on the apps for many months. In the wake of Snap’s ban, another anonymous messaging … Read more

This Week in Apps: Clubhouse opens up, Twitter talks bitcoin, Snap sees record quarter – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 42 minutes Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices … Read more

Snap had its best quarter in four years – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes If you’ve started using Snapchat more regularly this year, you’re not alone. At yesterday’s Q2 earnings call, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel announced that the platform grew both revenue and daily active users at the highest rates it has achieved in the last four years. Snapchat now has 293 million daily active users, growing 23% since … Read more

Snap Inc. Posts Best Quarter in 4 Years, With Revenue Up 116% Year Over Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute It was a robust second quarter for Snap Inc., as Snapchat’s parent company posted its highest year over year growth in revenue and daily active users in four years, with revenue reaching $982 million for the period, up 116% compared with the second quarter of 2020. #Snap #Posts #Quarter #Years #Revenue #Year #Year

SNAP registration set to begin: Register yourself now!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Symbiosis International [Deemed University] has released the date for the registration process for SNAP 2019. Symbiosis National Aptitude Test or SNAP is a national level entrance examination for students seeking admission in programs of MBA/PGDM, which is offered over 15 campuses of Symbiosis International University. To register for SNAP 2019 … Read more

Buffalo mayoral candidate says hardship prepared her for job – Times of India

Reading Time: 9 minutes BUFFALO: If a majority of voters, along with the four-term incumbent, mostly ignored political newcomer India Walton‘s campaign for mayor during the Democratic primary, they’re paying attention now. After upsetting Byron Brown in the June race, a victory in November would put a self-described democratic socialist and, for the first time, a woman, at the … Read more

Lego should snap up this rapid-fire brick-finding iOS app – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 5 minutes Lego has worked extremely closely with Apple over the years, experimenting with unreleased iOS tech and demoing it onstage at launch events like WWDC; this has included some pretty heavy tinkering on the augmented reality ARKit platform which they’ve integrated several of their play sets with, adding digital experiences to the physical toys. But one … Read more

Apple and Snap partner JigSpace, the ‘Canva for 3D,’ raises a $4.7M Series A – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 9 minutes When former Art Director Zac Duff started teaching a game development course online in 2015, he faced the same challenges that teachers around the globe have become all too familiar with after a pandemic-induced lockdown. So, he used his experience in 3D design to build a virtual reality classroom to make remote learning more engaging … Read more