Latest from Snapchat

How does Snapchat work? Plus, how to find the gender-swap lenses
How does Snapchat work? Plus, how to find the gender-swap lenses By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat has changed a lot in the past few years. Frequent updates means the app looks and works almost nothing like it originally did. Read more

Is Snapchat copying Facebook now? New events feature leaks out
Is Snapchat copying Facebook now? New events feature leaks out By Maggie Tillman

A researcher, who has a knack for finding yet-to-be-announced updates in apps, has uncovered Snapchat's next big feature. Read more

Snapchat gender swap, how to do it yourself and some hilarious celebrity results
Snapchat gender swap, how to do it yourself and some hilarious celebrity results By Rik Henderson

Snapchat is often at the centre of a new, hilarious craze - mainly thanks to its many side-splitting lenses and filters. Gender swapping is the latest. Read more

Snapchat Bitmoji will soon be available to use in games
Snapchat Bitmoji will soon be available to use in games By Rik Henderson

Snapchat will soon release a Bitmoji for Games SDK that will enable developers to add Bitmoji avatars into their titles. Read more

Snapchat's new Scan AR platform can solve math problems with your camera
Snapchat's new Scan AR platform can solve math problems with your camera By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat’s camera has officially morphed into an augmented reality platform - and it has so much potential for both Snap and its users. Read more

What are Snap Games, how do they work, and which titles are available?
What are Snap Games, how do they work, and which titles are available? By Maggie Tillman

Whether you want to know what games are available on it or when you can start playing, here’s everything you need to know. Read more

Snapchat's long-rumoured gaming platform could launch as early as April
Snapchat's long-rumoured gaming platform could launch as early as April By Maggie Tillman

You might get to play with some third-party games on Snapchat soon. Read more

Snapchat is considering the option to make Snaps permanent
Snapchat is considering the option to make Snaps permanent By Adrian Willings

Rumours have surfaced that Snap Inc might be considering changes to its app that will allow users to post longer lasting or permanent images and videos. Read more

Snapchat Spectacles 3 might have two cameras for AR experiences
Snapchat Spectacles 3 might have two cameras for AR experiences By Maggie Tillman

The new ones will feature an aluminum design and two cameras. With the Snapchat app, you'll be able to overly AR effects on the footage you capture. Read more

The purfect selfie: Snapchat's filters now work on cats
The purfect selfie: Snapchat's filters now work on cats By Maggie Tillman

Snap is coming up with new ways to get you to use Snapchat, and the latest example includes selfie filters for cats. Read more

Snap Originals: All the new original shows coming to Snapchat
Snap Originals: All the new original shows coming to Snapchat By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat has toyed with the idea of original programming in the past, but now it's going all in, with the launch of Snap Originals. Read more

Snap Spectacles 2 (2018): Everything you need to know
Snap Spectacles 2 (2018): Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

Snap, the company behind the popular Snapchat app, has showed off its latest pair of Spectacles 2 smart glasses. Read more

These new Snapchat Spectacles look more like normal sunglasses
These new Snapchat Spectacles look more like normal sunglasses By Dan Grabham

Snapchat has introduced two new Spectacles styles today - Nico and Veronica. They're identical internally to the glasses introduced earlier this year Read more

Snapchat's controversial redesign caused it to hemorrhage users
Snapchat's controversial redesign caused it to hemorrhage users By Maggie Tillman

It had 188 million daily active users during the three-month period that ended in June. That's a 2-percent drop from 191 million daily active users. Read more

Snapchat launches Lens Explore so you can find new lenses to try
Snapchat launches Lens Explore so you can find new lenses to try By Maggie Tillman

It's launching Lens Explore to bring Lens Studio creations directly to millions of Snapchatters. For the first time, they will be discoverable. Read more

Snapchat might add an app store with in-app games this autumn
Snapchat might add an app store with in-app games this autumn By Maggie Tillman

Snapchat is planning to launch a gaming platform next autumn that will live within its mobile app. It's even landed deals with at least one publisher. Read more

New Snap Spectacles now available, Snapchat glasses V2
New Snap Spectacles now available, Snapchat glasses V2 By Rik Henderson

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, has released its second generation Spectacles, as heavily rumoured over the last month or so.Available in the UK, US, Read more

Snappables: How to use Snap's new lenses with built-in AR games
Snappables: How to use Snap's new lenses with built-in AR games By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has updated again!Seriously, at this point, it seems like the app pushes out new features and changes its core functionality every other week. Read more

Snap Spectacles 2.0: New pair of Spectacles pop up in FCC filing
Snap Spectacles 2.0: New pair of Spectacles pop up in FCC filing By Elyse Betters

It's official: Snap has developed a new pair of smart glasses.Documents published by the US Federal Communications Commission, and spotted by Variety, Read more

Those exclusive Snapchat Lenses for iPhone X users have arrived
Those exclusive Snapchat Lenses for iPhone X users have arrived By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has finally released those exclusive Lenses for iPhone X users. There's three of them at launch, and you can try them now.Snapchat Lenses are Read more

Snapchat rolls out group video chat and @ mentions (about time, too)
Snapchat rolls out group video chat and @ mentions (about time, too) By Dan Grabham

Snapchat has just announced some new features that it should have had already – group video chat plus the ability to @ mention people in their story Read more

Snap is developing two new versions of its Spectacles wearable
Snap is developing two new versions of its Spectacles wearable By Elyse Betters

Snap didn't sell many Spectacles. But it isn't giving up.The company behind the Snapchat app is apparently developing new versions of Spectacles, according Read more

Snapchat custom lenses: How to create your own lens right now
Snapchat custom lenses: How to create your own lens right now By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has become unnecessarily complicated.We've published so many guides on how the app works and how you can take full advantage of its features, Read more

How to get rid of Snapchat's new update and turn off auto updates
How to get rid of Snapchat's new update and turn off auto updates By Elyse Betters

Snapchat is rolling out a massive update to users in the UK - and people are not happy about it.The update essentially shuffles around core features, like Read more

Snap hasn't sold many Spectacles but says hardware is the future
Snap hasn't sold many Spectacles but says hardware is the future By Elyse Betters

Snap wants to be a hardware company, although it can't sell hardware. Last year, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, launched Spectacles, a pair of smart Read more

Snapchat: How to add 3D animated Bitmoji lenses to your snaps
Snapchat: How to add 3D animated Bitmoji lenses to your snaps By Elyse Betters

Snapchat's latest update completely changes how you use Bitmoji.Last year, Snapchat bought Bitstrips, the company behind Bitmoji. Snapchat is now leveraging Read more

Mozilla Firefox Send: The Snapchat of file sharing explained
Mozilla Firefox Send: The Snapchat of file sharing explained By Elyse Betters

Mozilla has launched a new website that simplifies the process of sending large files to another person.Called Send, the site (or tool, rather) is essentially the Read more

Snapchat: How to multi-snap record and change the colour of any object
Snapchat: How to multi-snap record and change the colour of any object By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has updated again.And the latest changes should make it easier for you to record and edit many snaps. It's introducing two new features, the first Read more

Snap Spectacles are finally easy to buy - get them on Amazon now
Snap Spectacles are finally easy to buy - get them on Amazon now By Elyse Betters

Snapchat's funky Snap Spectacles just got much easier to find and buy.When they were first introduced, you could only purchase them from pop-up vending Read more

Snapchat links: How do you link a website to your snap?
Snapchat links: How do you link a website to your snap? By Elyse Betters

Surprise! Snapchat has updated again.At this point, Snapchat updates are becoming a weekly, if not daily, thing. But this latest update is worth talking Read more

What is Snap Map? Snapchat's new feature explained
What is Snap Map? Snapchat's new feature explained By Elyse Betters

Another day, another Snapchat update.There was once a time when people complained about continual UI updates from Facebook, but with apps like Snapchat Read more

Snap Spectacles with augmented reality features could be in the works
Snap Spectacles with augmented reality features could be in the works By Max Langridge

Following the European release of the Snap Spectacles, Snap Inc. could be gearing up to release a second pair, but this time with augmented reality built-in. Read more

Snap Spectacles tips and tricks: Get creative with your new Snapchat sunglasses
Snap Spectacles tips and tricks: Get creative with your new Snapchat sunglasses By Elyse Betters

Snapchat's parent company Snap makes a pair of smart glasses you can use to capture snaps.These glasses, called Snap Spectacles, come with two mini cameras Read more

Snap Spectacles now available in UK, take videos with your eyes
Snap Spectacles now available in UK, take videos with your eyes By Rik Henderson

Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, has finally released its Snap Spectacles in the UK.The sunglasses come with two mini cameras - one situated on Read more

How to view Snapchat snaps as many times as you want
How to view Snapchat snaps as many times as you want By Elyse Betters

Snapchat just changed the way its biggest hook works.Previously, if you wanted to view a photo or video that someone sent you via Snapchat, you had up Read more

Snapchat just added 3D world lenses - see how they look and work here
Snapchat just added 3D world lenses - see how they look and work here By Elyse Betters

Snapchat's latest feature combines 3D effects with augmented reality.The app has launched a new type of world lenses. Snapchat first introduced world lenses Read more

Snapchat Widget: How to add Bitmoji chat shortcuts to your home screen
Snapchat Widget: How to add Bitmoji chat shortcuts to your home screen By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has updated to allow users to create shortcuts of their best friends’ Bitmoji and add them to their home screen.These nifty shortcuts appear Read more

Snapchat adds universal search: Here's how it lets you quickly find friends and chat
Snapchat adds universal search: Here's how it lets you quickly find friends and chat By Elyse Betters

Snapchat is rolling out a new design for iOS and Android users.The update (version 10.0.0), which released on 23 January, not only introduces a quicker Read more

16 Snapchat tips and tricks you probably had no clue about
16 Snapchat tips and tricks you probably had no clue about By Elyse Betters

Snapchat is easy to learn and use -- as long as you have someone to show you the ropes.You can take a photo or a video, add a caption or doodle or filter Read more

28 Snapchatters to follow for their awesome Snapchat stories
28 Snapchatters to follow for their awesome Snapchat stories By Elyse Betters

It's easy to find famous or interesting people to follow on just about every social network, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. But Snapchat is Read more

Snapchat Groups: Here's how to use the new group chat feature
Snapchat Groups: Here's how to use the new group chat feature By Elyse Betters

Nine months after Snapchat overhauled its chat experience, it has launched a new chat feature: Groups.Groups is basically a way for you to chat in groups. Read more

Snapchat World Lenses aren't for your face: Here's how they work
Snapchat World Lenses aren't for your face: Here's how they work By Elyse Betters

Let's be real: Lenses are the best part of Snapchat.The popular mobile app enables you to capture photos and videos and overlay them with doodles, text, Read more

Snapchat changes name, drops the "chat" and launches first bonkers hardware, Spectacles
Snapchat changes name, drops the "chat" and launches first bonkers hardware, Spectacles By Max Langridge

Snapchat is going through a period of change, first, it has shortened its name to Snap Inc. and now it’s released its first retail product, Spectacles.The Read more

Snapchat's Memories feature totally changes the app - and here's how
Snapchat's Memories feature totally changes the app - and here's how By Elyse Betters

Just when you've finally figured out how Snapchat works, the app radically switches things up by introducing a massive update with new tricks.Last March, Read more

MTV Cribs has been resurrected in the form of a Snapchat series
MTV Cribs has been resurrected in the form of a Snapchat series By Elyse Betters

Remember MTV Cribs? It's been given a second chance to live.The show launched on the US cable network in 2000, allowing various celebrities to give viewers Read more

Here's how to add Snapchat's moving emoji stickers to videos
Here's how to add Snapchat's moving emoji stickers to videos By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has pushed an update to its iOS app that lets you attach emoji to objects in video snaps.With this new functionality, you can do things like add Read more

Periscope's next major feature is Snapchat-like live doodling
Periscope's next major feature is Snapchat-like live doodling By Elyse Betters

Periscope is testing a feature with beta users that takes from two of its main competitors: live, hand-drawn doodling.According to The Next Web, the Twitter-owned Read more

Snapchat 'Chat 2.0' adds stickers, audio and video notes, and camera roll access
Snapchat 'Chat 2.0' adds stickers, audio and video notes, and camera roll access By Elyse Betters

Snapchat rolls out several smaller updates to its app throughout the year, but every now and then, it surprises us with something major. Today, for instance, Read more

Snapchat might soon let you add Bitstrips to photos and videos
Snapchat might soon let you add Bitstrips to photos and videos By Elyse Betters

Snapchat is looking for new ways to spruce up its app.According to Fortune, Snapchat just bought the company behind the Bitmoji app for around $100 million. Read more

Snapchat finally verifies accounts: Here's how to find 'official stories'
Snapchat finally verifies accounts: Here's how to find 'official stories' By Elyse Betters

Searching for specific people - namely celebrities - on Snapchat has never been easy, because it's hard to tell which account is real, but with a new update Read more