As Snapchat’s app continues to grow, the company is turning to the open source community to help further improve its technology infrastructure. This morning, Snap announced it’s acquiring
At Snap’s Partner Summit on Thursday, the Snapchat maker announced a number of new initiatives focused on using its AR technology to aid with online shopping. Most notably, the company is introd
TikTok is building a number of new features, including Bitmoji-like avatars, keyword filtering for the For You Page, group chats, audio-only livestreams, screen sharing on livestreams and Twitch-like
Roblox announced today that it’s buying a digital avatar startup called Loom.ai. Purchasing a company that has focused singularly on creating more realistic human avatars is an interesting play
Setting expectations has been one area where Snap has -- to date --- seemed to fare better than its competitors.
If you were the star of every show, would you watch more mobile television? Snapchat is betting that narcissism drives resonance for its new weekly videos that put you and your friends’ customiz
Snapchat is doubling down on its biggest differentiator by turning its personalized avatar Bitmoji into a revenue stream and a new source of content. Snapchat is launching a Bitmoji merchandise store
Gboard for Android is getting support for stickers for all those times you just can't find the right GIF. Words, after all, can't always express how we really feel.
Oh Snap. The Snapchat parent had a difficult day on the stock market, closing at $16.99. It's officially fallen below its $17 IPO price for the first time. This is significant because it means that ov
It didn’t quite add up when Fortune broke the news last week that Snapchat would spend a $100 million to acquire Bitstrips, the maker of personalized avatar stickers called Bitmoji. Snapchat did
Say what you want, how you want. That’s how Snapchat’s reps say CEO Evan Spiegel describes Chat 2.0, a massive set of new features launching today. It lets private conversations morph betw
Fortune is reporting that Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging platform that has today become the number one free app on the App Store, has agreed to acquire Bitstrips, the folks behind popular emoji-cre
What happens when stickers and emoji collide in a bespoke mash-up that uses your own self-image as the canvas? Bitmoji happens that's what: a new Android and iOS app from personalized comic strips app
Bitstrips, an app for building personalized comic strips, is raising a hefty Series B led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to sources familiar with the raise.
The old thought experiment asks: If you could travel back in time to prevent someone's birth who would be capable of great evil, would you do it? Admittedly, sometimes while browsing Facebook I wrestl