In 70+ lawsuits in opposition to Meta, Snap, TikTok, and

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Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg: In 70+ lawsuits in opposition to Meta, Snap, TikTok, and Google, mother and father are making product legal responsibility claims, blaming algorithms for youths’ psychological well being points, and extra  —  A 16-year-old woman in Utah turns into so obsessed together with her physique picture after getting hooked on Instagram that … Read moreIn 70+ lawsuits in opposition to Meta, Snap, TikTok, and

Snap makes Snapchat for Net out there to all

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Mariella Moon / Engadget: Snap makes Snapchat for Net out there to all customers globally, together with help for video calls, releases iOS 16 lock display widgets, and extra  —  Snapchat’s messaging and video chat options first made their strategy to browsers again in July, however solely in choose markets and for Snapchat+ subscribers. Supply … Read moreSnap makes Snapchat for Net out there to all

Netflix hires two Snap executives to lead its ad-supported tier p

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Alex Heath / The Verge: Netflix hires two Snap executives to lead its ad-supported tier plan: Snap’s Chief Business Officer Jeremi Gorman and VP of Sales for the Americas Peter Naylor  —  Snap’s VP of ad sales is also leaving for Netflix  —  Netflix has found an executive to lead its plan for an ad-supported … Read moreNetflix hires two Snap executives to lead its ad-supported tier p

Snap adds a Dual Camera feature to Snapchat on iOS, enabling user

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Karissa Bell / Engadget: Snap adds a Dual Camera feature to Snapchat on iOS, enabling users to capture photos and videos using their phone’s front-facing and rear cameras simultaneously  —  Snapchat is the latest app to add dual camera functionality.  The app is launching the “Dual Camera” recording feature … Source link

Report: Snap settles an Illinois class action lawsuit for $35M, w

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Mia Sato / The Verge: Report: Snap settles an Illinois class action lawsuit for $35M, which accused Snapchat’s filters and lenses of violating the Biometric Information Privacy Act  —  Illinois Snapchat users may be eligible for a cut  —  Snapchat users in Illinois who used filters or lenses may be eligible for a payout. Source … Read moreReport: Snap settles an Illinois class action lawsuit for $35M, w

Snap Kills Off Pixy, Its Flying Selfie Drone

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Ding dong, the drone is dead. Pixy, Snap’s petite flying selfie camera, is no more. Technically you can still buy one, but The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the device is done for. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel has told employees that the company would soon stop making the $230 gizmo. Snap will instead … Read moreSnap Kills Off Pixy, Its Flying Selfie Drone

Snap stops development of its Snapchat Pixy selfie drone

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According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the Snap Inc. Pixy (a flying selfie drone) will cease further development. The Pixy is a $230 mini drone that can take selfies and land in your hand. It sends over footage and photos wirelessly to the Snapchat app on your phone to be posted to … Read moreSnap stops development of its Snapchat Pixy selfie drone

Sources: Evan Spiegel told staff that Snap is stopping future dev

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Meghan Bobrowsky / Wall Street Journal: Sources: Evan Spiegel told staff that Snap is stopping future development of its Pixy flying selfie camera as part of a broader reprioritization of resources  —  Move comes after Snap reported disappointing earnings and less than four months after the drone was launched Source link

Forage, which provides software for grocers to accept online SNAP

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Jeff Kauflin / Forbes: Forage, which provides software for grocers to accept online SNAP food stamp payments, has raised a $22M Series A led by Nyca Partners at a ~$100M valuation  —  Each year, 42 million Americans receive food stamps-now known as SNAP benefits-which they can use at 250,000 retailers. Source link

Snap announces Sounds Creator Fund to provide monthly grants of u

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Todd Spangler / Variety: Snap announces Sounds Creator Fund to provide monthly grants of up to $100K to artists who are distributing music on Snapchat via DistroKid, starting in August  —  Snap has announced the Snapchat Sounds Creator Fund: Its first fund designed to support emerging and independent artists who distribute their music on the … Read moreSnap announces Sounds Creator Fund to provide monthly grants of u