Snapchat Context Cards lets you learn more about businesses, read reviews, make a reservation at an eatery and even book your Uber/Lyft there. For now it works only in United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
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Snapchat begins global roll-out of Context CardsSnapchat will commence the global roll-out of Context Cards later this afternoon across iOS and Android, dovetailing with recent updates to Snap Map and Search. Conceived as a quick and simple visual 'launchpad' to additional information on anything you come across on Snapchat, the Context Cards enable users to simply swipe up on specific Snaps to obtain additional reviews, opening hours, directions or transport options.
Snapchat makes it biggest move yet in becoming America's WeChatIn China, one app rules them all. WeChat is integrated into nearly every part of the daily lives of smartphone owners: chatting with friends, booking a doctor's appointment, paying utility bills, and plenty more. It's the kind of role that Snapchat would love to play in the U.S.
Snapchat's Latest Feature Adds More Info to SnapsSnapchat unveiled its new Context Cards feature, which offers a pop-up display of additional info for individual snaps from public venues.
Snapchat is getting closer and closer to being a truly useful appSnapchat has evolved from an app derided as a medium for sexting teens into a public company with a robust audience and advertising business, albeit comparatively small next to competitors like Facebook. But its newest feature could push the ephemeral messaging app even further, turning into something that goes well beyond picture messages and dog...