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Snapchat launches less creepy Send and Request Location features

Snapchat is taking another shot at location after its always-on coordinate-broadcasting Snap Map proved a bit invasive for some users. Snapchat now lets you send your ongoing real-time location to a f

Snapchat’s new feature is aiming to turn Snap Map into a next-gen newsfeed

Snapchat may still be getting a lot of heat for their redesign, but the company is continuing to devote resources to build out Snap Map, the map-based feature it introduced last year. A new feature ca

What is Snapchat, now that Story sharing has stopped growing?

In a betrayal of loyalty signaling poor morale, a massive dump of Snapchat's usage stats has leaked. The most worrisome is that the number of users posting Stories has shown zero growth, an even worse

Snapchat dangles referral traffic with link sharing from other apps

In an update to Snapchat's iOS app today, Snap began rolling out two important new features. You now can share links from other apps via the iOS share sheet, and rather than just turning live location

Snapchat’s Foursquare and Factual partnerships double geofilter usage

Borrowed location databases are paying off big time for Snapchat . They allow users to turn any nearby landmark or business into a stylized geofilter that they can overlay on their photos and videos.

Snapchat bought the AR location intellectual property of startup Drop

Snap Map is Snapchat's plan to tie together its online content with ways to augment your offline reality, and it's got the patent to back it up. Augmented reality location startup Drop tells TechCrunc

Crunch Report | Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

The CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick, resigns from the company, Tesla gets a new lead, Andrej Karpathy, for their autopilot program, University of Michigan students get driverless shuttles and Snapchat in

Snap copied location sharing app Zenly to build Snap Map

Snap just announced a brand new feature today called Snap Map, which lets you view your friends on a map in real time and browse stories around you. If this sounds familiar, it’s because French star

Snapchat launches location-sharing feature Snap Map

Snapchat's next big feature wants to get you to meet up with friends in real life rather than just watching each other's lives on your phones. Snap Map lets you share your current location, which appe