Snap permanently closes Donald Trump’s account

  • January 14, 2021
Last week, as many social networks took steps to ban or restrict President Trump’s posts in the wake of violent riots that attacked Capitol Hill, Snap indefinitely suspended his account on its service. Today, the company announced that shutdown is pe…

Snapchat targets TikTok by adding music to snaps

  • August 3, 2020
Snapchat will soon get a little more like Instagram and TikTok. The app is working on an update that will allow users to add music to their snaps, the company revealed. With the update, users will be able to add songs to their snaps either before or…

Snap makes Spectacles easier to use with new edit tool

  • July 22, 2020
If you happen to own a pair of Spectacles that have been collecting dust, a new software update may get you to use them again. Snap is introducing two new features — Long Snap and Trim — that address some of its wearable’s more notable shortcomings…

Snap’s coronavirus bump was short lived

  • July 21, 2020
Snapchat continues to grow even as the coronavirus pandemic batters the ad industry. The company reported its second-quarter results Tuesday, marking the first full quarter since the coronavirus pandemic kicked into high gear and upended advertising…

Snapchat releases and then deletes its latest insensitive filter

  • June 19, 2020
Snapchat has a history of creating insensitive, and sometimes downright racist, content. Today, users were presented with a filter to “celebrate” Juneteenth — a remembrance of slaves being informed they were free years after the Emancipation Proclam…