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Snapchat gets group video call functionality

In an update that's rolling out from Snapchat's side, you can now initiate a group video call, by clicking on the Video Call symbol on the bottom right. It will send a notification to everyone who's online, and up to 16 people can join the conversation. It seems that iOS …

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You can now build your own face filter for Snapchat

Snap is expanding its developer platform to let creators build face filters for the first time, the company said today. Four months after introducing its Lens Studio platform, which allowed creators to build the augmented reality objects that Snap calls “world lenses,” Snap is releasing seven new templates … Read More

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Snapchat Lens Studio now lets anyone create AR Face Lenses, gains integrated GIF stickers

Snapchat is updating its Lens Studio tool with the ability to create custom Face Lenses for the first time. Lens Studio previously offered the ability to create World Lenses, or AR effects applied to your environment, and now users can create custom selfie effects as well. Read More

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Captain Morgan rum kills Snapchat ad campaign for good

The owner of rum brand Captain Morgan has revealed that it will not be returning to Snapchat for any further ad campaigns. The Drum reports that drinks company Diageo froze its ad spend on the platform earlier this year after questions were raised about its age verification processes. Now it …

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Bushfire strike force investigating footage from Snapchat video

A Snapchat video of a group of men standing near a fire and laughing as it spreads throughout the bush is being investigated by New South Wales police. The vision was posted to Snapchat on Tuesday morning and quickly came to the attention of the NSW Rural Fire Service, whose …

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Unlock our new TODAY Snapchat Lenses and learn how to create your own!

Snapchat is known for its interactive lenses that add interactive elements to photos and videos. Well users can now add TODAY features to their Snaps! Beginning Tuesday, anyone can make their own face Lens in Snapchat's Lens Studio. TODAY got an exclusive sneak peek and made a special … Read More

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Orlando man missing in Miami after birthday celebration

The Miami Police Department issued a missing persons alert Monday, asking for the public's assistance. In video posted to Snapchat, the family said Chavez is seen fearing for his life. Chavez's friends said that he left Club Space to get food, and that was the last time they saw him. …

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‘Gross act of stupidity’: Police seek men after Snapchat bushfire video

Police investigating the deliberately-lit fire that has torn through more than 3200 hectares of bushland on the south-western outskirts of Sydney want to speak with a group of men seen in a video on social media. Around 9.30am on Tuesday, Bankstown police received the video footage after it was … Read …

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Sick groomers on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram are targeting children as young as seven in …

Of these offences, 18 recorded communications took place on Facebook, with seven on Snapchat, one on Whatsapp, and one on Kik. The startling figures have been revealed after an investigation by the NSPCC, with the organisation discovering that the youngest victim in the region was just seven … Read More

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Budget airline pilot caught posting Snapchat selfies while flying

EasyJet captain Michael Castellucci and his unnamed co-pilot posted a number of clips and photos on Snapchat during a flight from Paris to Madrid last month, The Sun reports. Mr Castellucci took selfies with a filter on, pulled faces and filmed his co-pilot with a cartoon bird while both were …