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Facebook Launches An In-App Camera With Unique Art And 3D Special Effects

Messenger launched a new tool complete with art and special effects on Thursday. The update lets users exchange photos with text, stickers, animated effects, illustrated frames and doodles. The update is set to roll out globally to Messenger users in the coming days. The additions are clearly meant as hedges against Snapchat’s colorful, goofy conversations, although […]

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Snapchat confidentially filed for $25 Billion IPO

  The parent company behind messaging app Snapchat has confidentially filed for a stock market flotation, according to reports. According to Bloomberg, Snap will seek to raise as much as $4 billion and the IPO could value the company anywhere from $25 billion to $35 billion. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters are more conservative, […]

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Snapchat changes name to Snap Inc., debuts ‘Spectacles’

Snapchat is changing its name to Snap, and expanding its horizons beyond its core messaging app. The first step will be ‘Spectacles’. ‘Spectacles’ (Price: $129.99) are sunglasses with a built-in camera, which can record first person footage in ‘circular’ video, ending need to choose between filming in portrait or landscape. Wall Street Journal was the […]