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Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018
An ad on Snapchat asking users if they'd rather "Slap Rihanna" or "Punch Chris Brown" has spawned widespread outrage, including from the singer herself, and brought profuse apologies from the company behind the visual-messaging app.
Snapchat said it is investigating how the ad for a...
Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017
Facebook once failed to buy Snapchat; ever since, it's tried to copy it, mostly without success.
Until now. Facebook's Instagram Stories, a clear Snapchat clone, has more daily users than Snapchat itself — and parent company Snap Inc. should be very worried.
Snap's latest earnings...
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2017
Snapchat parent Snap Inc. started its official bid to go public last Halloween. Now investors get to learn whether they're in for a trick or a treat.
Snap passed its first major test on Wall Street on Wednesday, when the company priced its initial public offering of 200 million non-voting...
Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016
Snapchat has managed to build something lasting out of photos that vanished almost instantly.
The fast-growing social network for millennials has come a long way since its founder Evan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation. His goal at the...
Friday, Jan. 3, 2014
Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users.
The disappearing-message service popular with young people...