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Snap launches Spectacles 3 with two cameras, wire frames at $380

Spectacles 3, the latest wearable device from the company behind the Snapchat social-messaging app, let users record with two cameras instead of one, and have a steel wire frame rather than the chunkier plastic of previous models.

Snap's 180% surge aided by more teens loving augmented reality

From a growth in users to augmented reality driving engagement, Pivotal Research Group’s Michael Levine says there are "increasing signs of momentum in the business on multiple fronts."


Snap doubles down on AR camera with new Lens experiences, Landmarkers and more

Snapchat’s big advantages still remains the camera, especially with its Lens feature, which has the edge in providing an accurate and a rather whimsical take on AR.

Snap Games is officially here: Here's what the new 'gaming' platform offers

Snap says the titles releasing on its app will be exclusive and original to Snapchat, and users won’t have to separately download any of these games from the App Store.

Snap user number beats Wall Street estimate, shares soar

In the fourth quarter Snap topped Wall Street with 186 million daily active users, flat with the previous quarter and down 1 million from the same period a year ago. Analysts' average expectation was 184.91 million, according to Refinitiv data.

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel deflects Facebook threat; says innovators win

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said the company remains focused on the camera and stressed that Snap is a technology company, rather than a media or social-networking service.


Snapchat redesigned to separate social from media

Snapchat Friends page is now more personalised, dynamic and shows Snaps and Stories from user's closest friends at the top.

Snap lays off 18, plans to slow hiring next year: Report

Snap Inc - the parent company of popular photo-sharing platform Snapchat - has fired 18 people in a fresh round of layoffs as the management is evaluating trimming headcount across different teams.

Snap strategist promotes engagement amid user growth shortfall

Snap Inc. Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan ignored the social network’s slumping share price and said superior audience engagement metrics would drive the social network’s revenue growth.

Snapchat CEO row: Here's the full context around that 'Poor India' remark

Snapchat is busy fire-fighting thanks to a report which claims CEO Evan Spiegel said the app was not for poor countries like India