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Snapchat’s Lens Studio 3.2 will let developers build LiDAR lenses for iPhone 12 Pro models
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Snapchat’s Lens Studio 3.2 will let developers build LiDAR lenses for iPhone 12 Pro models

Snapchat’s camera will be able to see a metric scale mesh of the scene, thereby understanding the geometry of surfaces and objects.

Snap removes US President Donald Trump's account from Snapchat's Discover section
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Snap removes US President Donald Trump's account from Snapchat's Discover section

Trump's Snapchat account will remain public and accessible to people who follow it or search for it.

Snap Inc forecasts lower revenues in next quarter; Snapchat daily active users climbs to 210 million
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Snap Inc forecasts lower revenues in next quarter; Snapchat daily active users climbs to 210 million

Snapchat faces competition from several other apps for the coveted younger demographic, including Facebook Inc’s Instagram and newer apps like TikTok

Snap announces Spectacles 3 with 2 cameras at $380, to go on sale in November
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Snap announces Spectacles 3 with 2 cameras at $380, to go on sale in November

The two cameras allow the Spectacles 3 to calculate depth that will let users use new 3D effects.

Snapchat opens its first India office in Mumbai; sees 40% annual jump in users here
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Snapchat opens its first India office in Mumbai; sees 40% annual jump in users here

Snap Chief Strategy Officer Jared Grusd said the firm's local team in India will focus on expanding strategic partnerships, building an engaged community of creators and users

Snapchat Friendship Report says Indians on an average have six best friends
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Snapchat Friendship Report says Indians on an average have six best friends

Snap conducted the Friendship Report that surveyed 10,000 people across ages between 13 to 75.

Snapchat share plunges by nine percent as CFO leaves in less than a year
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Snapchat share plunges by nine percent as CFO leaves in less than a year

Snapchat’s CFO Tim Stone resigns after less than a year, the latest in a string of top-level executives depart

Tencent releases Snap Spectacles-like smart glasses, to go on sale on 11 November
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Tencent releases Snap Spectacles-like smart glasses, to go on sale on 11 November

Called the Weishi smartglasses, the video-recording sunglasses will allow filming from a first-person perspective.

Snapchat loses more users than expected in Q3 due to unpopular redesign
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Snapchat loses more users than expected in Q3 due to unpopular redesign

Users are expected to fall again next quarter, Snapchat Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone told analysts

Snapchat announces slate of new scripted webseries, documentaries called Snap Originals
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Snapchat announces slate of new scripted webseries, documentaries called Snap Originals

The new Snap Originals include Co-Ed, a new comedy from the Duplass Brothers and Class of Lies, a mystery thriller from one of Riverdale writers, among others.

Snap Inc Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan steps down following decline in users
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Snap Inc Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan steps down following decline in users

Snap’s shares have lost 41.5 percent of their value since the market debut in March last year.

Snapchat and TuneMoji partner to add musical GIFs in Stories or personal chats
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Snapchat and TuneMoji partner to add musical GIFs in Stories or personal chats

However, users would not be able to open Snapchat and send musical GIFs from inside the app.

Snapchat’s daily active users drop by 3 million to reach 188 million in Q2 2018
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Snapchat’s daily active users drop by 3 million to reach 188 million in Q2 2018

In the last quarter, Snap Inc has also been reported to operating at a net loss of $353 million.

Snapchat to create semi-scripted docu-series Endless Summer featuring fashion vlogger Summer McKeen
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Snapchat to create semi-scripted docu-series Endless Summer featuring fashion vlogger Summer McKeen

Snapchat's show is set in Laguna Beach, California, and will be semi-scripted, but with a scripted, serialised narrative

Snap Inc CEO Evan Spiegel says that Facebook should have copied Snapchat's 'data protection practises also'
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Snap Inc CEO Evan Spiegel says that Facebook should have copied Snapchat's 'data protection practises also'

He later added that the social networking giant could have also adopted their data protection practises.

Tesla hires Snap Inc's engineer to work on Autopilot software and other projects
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Tesla hires Snap Inc's engineer to work on Autopilot software and other projects

Tesla hires Snap Inc’s vice president of monetization engineering, Stuart Bowers, as VP of engineering, to work on its Autopilot software and other projects.

Snap Inc hires Amazon-veteran Tim Stone to replace Andrew Vollero as its CFO
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Snap Inc hires Amazon-veteran Tim Stone to replace Andrew Vollero as its CFO

Snap will likely experience a rocky transition due to the market conditions, app redesign, layoffs, and now senior management disruption.

Investors flee Snap Inc as Snapchat continues to face backlash over app redesign
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Investors flee Snap Inc as Snapchat continues to face backlash over app redesign

Snap Inc is facing ire from users who say the changes are unnecessary and make Snapchat harder to use.

Snapchat is planning to introduce unskippable six-second ads in its app
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Snapchat is planning to introduce unskippable six-second ads in its app

Snapchat is aware that its users will just have to get used to these unskippable commercials in the app to get free content.