So if you were on Twitter yesterday, you might have noticed that a number of Indians were venting against multimedia mobile application Snapchat. Well, if you are not in the know, Indians started deleting the app and also left 1-star ratings for the app on Google Play after it broke out on the news that Snapchat CEO had at a time said that the app was meant for the rich and not for poor countries like India and Spain.This has led to a miasma between Indians and Snapchat The statement credited to a former employee of Snap Incorporated sparked rage among a lot of Indians as they took to social media to register their [...]
Snapchat which started in 2011 as a photo messaging service for selfies of people’s everyday lives, revolutionised into a social network called Snapchat stories. Instagram also has a similar feature, but I am of the opinion that Snapchat stories are much better than Instagram stories.Snapchat Stories Vs Instagram Stories Why I Chose Snapchat
1 Story – Snapchat is much easier to take pictures and videos. Using Snapchat app launches on the camera screen which makes shooting a new photo or video for the story simpler by just holding the button. However, on Instagram accessing the camera for [...]
Snapchat looks like it will be adding some augmented reality features to its messaging app in the near future and the company has reportedly, and quietly, acquired an AR startup in Israel called Cimagine, and the price was allegedly between $30 million to $40 million.
Cimagine, which launched in 2012, created technology that allows companies to show how their products look in the real world with virtual devices. Coca-Cola was among its many clients before the acquisition by Snap Inc, the recently renamed parent company of Snapchat.
Snapchat has already become a hit among many users for its animated stickers that can be superimposed on a person’s videos and it [...]
Snapchat has launched a fun little game on the app and the Snapchat In-App Game was the first in the list of filters Called Snapchat Santa’s Helper. The game is a really simple one, with just an option to maneuver the Santa’s helper to left and right, but oh boy it is fun. Do note, that you would need filter facial recognition on either the front or the rear camera for the game to work.
Essentially, as the name suggests, you are the Santa’s Helper, which is an elf. So when you activate your Snapchat’s filters (with the front camera on, tap on your face to activate the filters), the first one is the game and once the filter recognizes your face, the game activate. Like [...]