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New Snapchat

The new Snapchat, redesigned to separate social from media

New Snapchat now separates the social from the media. This means that the Chats and Stories from your friends are on the left side of Snapchat, and the Stories from publishers, creators, and the community are on the right. It also includes algorithm changes to surface your best friends.

Hari Mahesh- 2 Startups + 3 in Stealth
The Media part of New Snapchat is increasingly becoming my go-to destination for curated news that is specific and focused. The channel that I have been watching the most is SportsCenter. They post everyday at 5 AM and 5 PM, and give me the best updates on everything sports. I am still exploring other channels, but I think the quality of these channels will … See more
Paramesh- Inbound marketer and growth hacker
It introduced disappearing messages stories to social media
Business Insider
Snapchat's biggest redesign ever simplifies the app into three main windows and separates all communication with friends from being shown next to professionally produced content. A new Discover feed shows algorithmically sorted content from media partners and verified celebrities. Unlike Facebook, Snap employees will approve everything that appears in its co… See more
TechCrunch
Shopify's new Arrive app is your package tracking pal By putting best friends first and dividing them from professional publishers, Snapchat hopes to conquer Instagram and revive its own growth with a big redesign that begins rolling out Friday. And it looks great. Snapchat is finally personalizing, highlighting the most relevant content so it's easier to co… See more
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Direct by Instagram is a new way to directly message friends on Instagram.

The Next Web
Instagram is working on a dedicated messaging app. Photo-sharing service Instagram is working on an spin-off messaging app called Direct, which could one day remove the built-in direct message service in the mainstream app. Although pretty barebones, there's a little to get excited here. When you open Direct, it goes straight to the camera - ...
The Verge
Instagram is testing a standalone app for private messages called Direct, a first step toward possibly toward removing messaging features from the core app. Direct, which opens to the camera in the same way Snapchat does, will become available on Android and iOS today in six countries: Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay.
TechCrunch
Instagram has changed a lot since its acquisition by Facebook in 2012. The original premise was so simple. Beautify your photo and share it to your friends in a couple clicks. Like your friends photos with a simple scroll and a double-tap. Now, Instagram has videos and gifs (Boomerang).
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Auditor for Instagram

Analyze any Instagram account for fake followers and likes

Auditor for Instagram - AI-powered tool that helps marketers to check influencer’s Instagram accounts for fake followers and likes.

We use machine learning to find behavior patterns that correspond with real people vs automated bots or sporadic usage.

Leonid Zhavoronkov
This tool displays: - Audience demography - Audience quality breakdown (amount of massfollowers, fake profiles, influencers and real people) - Engagement authentity It's very convenient that it also have a single metric, which represents the overall influencer quality (AQS). It makes it easy to compare influencers side by side
ZDNet
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Thestar
Want to know if a social media Influencer is worth advertising with or just full of hot air and, worse, fake followers and likes? There's now an AI to help you with that. Influencer marketing platform HypeFactory's Auditor for Instagram uses AI to help marketers check influencers' Instagram accounts for fake followers and likes.
HypeFactory Blog
Our team has been working with influencers for several years and we know a lot of the pitfalls. But the main problem is that influencer marketing doesn't work for most advertisers. Choosing the right influencer is very difficult. You don't know anything about the influencers' audience.
Medium
Our team has been working with influencers for several years and we know a lot of the pitfalls. But the main problem is that influencer marketing doesn't work for most advertisers. Choosing the right influencer is very difficult. You don't know anything about the influencers' audience.
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Snapchat 10.0

Snapchat has a new look & discovery features

Jack Dweck- Product Manager at Unroll.Me
If you look at my iPhone battery usage, Snapchat is always at the top along with Twitter. If I had to choose, I'd probably pick Snapchat.
Mike Coutermarsh- Code @ GitHub
I always think about Snapchat as well, the little details they add (pull down loader) really make it feel more special.
Stefan Theofilos- Product Designer, Entrepreneur
I know I know, but I love Snapchat. I frequent Discover daily and as a designer, I love the UI.
TechCrunch
Snapchat's major redesign, which introduces a universal search bar to the top of the app, among other features, has today hit iOS. The refreshed user interface was first announced earlier this month, but was only available to Android users at the time with a promise that it would reach iPhone users "soon."
Idownloadblog
As promised recently, Snapchat's mobile application was refreshed on App Store this morning with an updated look and a brand new universal search feature. Snapchat 10.0 for iOS, a free download from App Store, puts a universal search bar at the top of the interface.
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Yo Stories

Stories with absolutely no content

joshua- Student
I found this one pretty funny (although it was posted a day or so early), and it's a fun take on Stories (which every company seems to be doing at the moment, especially Facebook Inc)
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Hype

Broadcast live interactive video. From the founder of Vine.

Broadcast live interactive video to the world. Going live will instantly notify your followers, who can comment, and interact with your broadcast.

Medium
Everyone knows that founders matter. In web-scale social media companies, they matter even more than usual. They matter because founders have a north star that can help keep a company sailing true through rough seas, even as channels change, markets change and consumer behaviors change.
Medium
For the past year, our team has been quietly focused on building HYPE, a live and interactive video service that packs a robust set of creative tools right into your phone. Today, we're excited to share what we've created and officially release it in the App Store. What's HYPE? Why now?
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Daily Snap

Your life is a movie. Capture one second every day.

Turn your daily snaps into a stunning movie. Watch your life transforms, relive best moments and share your movie, super simple. You are the life director. Invite friends and Snap together with public stories!

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Late Night Snap Hacks

Trick your friends into thinking you're out getting turnt.

Player.One
If you're on Snapchat (or any social media for that reason) chances are you've got a friend or two whose posts make you feel like your life is about as dull as they come. It doesn't have to be that way, though.
Inverse
If you're an avid user of social media, you've probably experienced FOMO, the fear of missing out. However, maintaining a facade of non-stop fun-having is exhausting ... but new app Late Night Snap Hacks will do all the heavy lifting - or posting - for you.
The Daily Dot
Snapchat may have initially been created to show of your naughty bits but the platform has since been co-opted to show off just how turnt you are. Stories have turned into glorified ads for summer festivals and it feels like every single night, you've got a friend hitting the town.
The Next Web
In a world dominated by Fear Of Missing Out, it can feel good to hide from everything by spending a night on the couch. But what does a social media addicted millennial do to keep people thinking you're having fun, and not actually staying home?
Mashable
As much fun as Snapchat can be, sometimes there's no getting around the FOMO that goes along with watching friends' Snaps and Stories while you're stuck at home doing nothing. Now, there's a service that aims to help you trick your friends and followers into thinking you're having a fun night out even though you're just hanging at home.
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Tap Bio

Control where you send your followers on Instagram

Tap Bio is a mini-website, in story form, that you make and manage on your phone, inside Instagram. With Tap Bio, anyone using Instagram to build their business--whether with a personal account or a business account--now has full control over where they’re pointing their followers, so that more become buyers, readers, subscribers, and supporters.

TechCrunch
You only get one link on Instagram, but Tap Bio lets you point that to a customized landing page full of all the sites you want to share. Rather than constantly change your Instagram profile URL, you can easily add slides equipped with links to your Tap Bio corresponding to your latest Instagram posts.
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Stori

The best way to analyse your Instagram Stories 📈 🦄

Stori is helping Social Media Agencies and Instagram Influencers getting the most out from their stories: it is the best way to analyze the performance of your Instagram Stories.

Organize your stories, share them with collaborators or clients and download all your media whenever you want with 1 click, it's really so simple!

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Story Slicer for iOS

Cut long videos into slices to post on your Instagram story

Story Slicer is an iOS app for taking long videos and cutting them into segments for posting on your Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, or VK stories. Take a video from your camera roll and slice it into segments quickly and easily, no need to use a bulky video editor to make your cuts. Post a long video with seamless transitions. No watermarks or ads!

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Saga

Popular news in the Story format

Saga is a platform that allows you to add stories (a la Snapchat) to your own platform or website.

The Next Web
Starting from today, Snapchat users in several European countries will be able to create their own on-demand geofilters straight from their phones, thanks to the Snapchat Creative Studio. The feature is rolling out in the UK, France, The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland.
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Some stories are just too good to disappear after 24 hours.

On Snappd you can watch & discover great stories.

Explore videos from categories that you are interested in.

Don't let your Snapchat or Instagram stories go to waste we have the perfect place for them here at Snappd. From a few taps share videos across social media.

Scotsman
A fledgling Scottish technology firm has won financial backing from internet giant Google to develop its innovative video app which is targeting a slice of what is forecast to become a $13 billion market. The €50,000 (£43,700) awarded to Snappd under Google's Digital News Initiative (DNI) comes on top of funding of €75,000 secured from investors including Ge… See more
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SnapMemories

Timehop for Snapchat Stories

Cosmopolitan
You put time, thought, and effort into creating genius Snap Stories. It's kiiiind of a bummer when all that amazing work goes poof ! 24 hours later. What if you could save your Snap Stories forever? Well, thanks to SnapMemories, now you can.
Business Insider
When you post a picture or video to your Snapchat Story it disappears after 24 hours - but a new service called SnapMemories wants to make it easy to save your stories for future viewing. Launched at the beginning of February, SnapMemories collects all your Snapchat Stories and sends you all of them at the end of each month.
8 Alternatives to SnapMemories

Profy

View Instagram profile pictures in full size

Profy is an instagram profile pic viewer for Android devices. It lets you view Instagram profile pictures in full size using the username of the Instagram user.

* You do not have to login to the Instagram account in order to see the profile picture.

* View photo in full resolution.

* Open the profile of the user directly from the app itself.

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