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Snap acquires location-data company StreetCred
Jan11

Snap acquires location-data company StreetCred

Image Credit: TechCrunch Snap has acquired location startup data company StreetCred, TechCrunch reports. With the acquisition, four StreetCred team members including co-founders Randy Meech and Diana Shkolnikov will be working on map and location-related products. Meech, a former CEO at Samsung’s open mapping subsidiary Mapzen, will be a very big addition to Snap due to his mapping experience. The financial terms of the deal remains...

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Twitter users can now share tweets directly to their Snapchat Stories
Dec12

Twitter users can now share tweets directly to their Snapchat Stories

Image Credit: Variety Snapchat and Twitter could both do with a little help from each other—and that is exactly what has just happened. Both companies have announced a collaboration that will see Twitter users share tweets to their Snapchat Stories. This latest move was made public by Twitter on Friday—a move that may positively impact user-engagement. The update, which is currently only available to iOS users, will soon roll out to...

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Snapchat’s new Cartoon Lens turns you into a cartoon character
Dec07

Snapchat’s new Cartoon Lens turns you into a cartoon character

Image Credit: Mirror Snapchat has launched a new filter that shows exactly [not really] what you would look like as a cartoon character. The new AR filter uses machine learning to transform your face, and giving you anime-like features. “Snapchat has rolled out a brand new Snapchat Lens that lets Snapchatters transform themselves into their own, unique cartoon character in real time, right before your eyes!” Snapchat said per...

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