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Internet Company Snap Is Now Selling Its Spectacles on the Internet

With the release Spectacles, its first piece of hardware, Snapchat also announced that it was renaming its corporation Snap Inc.—a move that would position them as a broader tech enterprise. After months of restricting supply to IRL pop-ups, Snap will now sell the video-recording sunglasses online. Read More >>

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This Is How Lame You Look Trying to Be Cool Online

With the rise of online communities such as YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat, a whole group of viewers are literally trying to emulate their favourite denizens of Team Internet. You might even know someone like that, the guy who constantly has his phone out, shooting video for his vlog (that very few people watch), and spending ridiculous amounts of time trying to capture the perfect humorous Instagram meme. Read More >>

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Snap CEO’s Supermodel Fiancée Is Sick of Facebook Stealing Her Man’s Ideas

Facebook-owned Instagram recently got done shamelessly copying Snapchat’s most popular features—kneecapping the company before its IPO in the process—and Miranda Kerr, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel’s supermodel fiancée, is fucking pissed. Read More >>

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The BBC Has a Mini Planet Earth II Coming to Snapchat

The BBC's epic tale of things eating other things then having sex and dying is coming to Snapchat, for some odd reason, with a specifically built version of the nature documentary set to arrive on the social sharing format on February 17. Read More >>

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Holy Crap Snapchat Is Losing a Tonne of Money

As expected, Snap Inc. (the company formerly known as Snapchat), has filed the paperwork for its initial public offering (IPO). According to the S1 documents in the filing, Snap Inc. is seeking $3 billion when it goes public and will value itself between $20 and $25 billion. Read More >>

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Snapchat’s Latest Feature Will Make Your Parents Very Happy

Snapchat has always seemed intentionally difficult to use. But once any good millennial figures out its quirks, the app can offer a whole world of magic. Now, that magic will be accessible to people of all ages and technological abilities, because the ghost-friendly app just announced it will add a search feature to its platform. Read More >>

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Brexit Be Damned: Snapchat’s On A Hiring Spree In The UK

Finally, some good news for Brexit Britain: the company behind Snapchat is actively growing its London office, their largest outside the US. The company, now known as Snap Inc since diversifying into wearables, says that Britain's creative culture led them to make the decision to establish a base here. Well, it certainly wasn't the climate (economic or otherwise). Read More >>

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Ex-Employee Says Snapchat Fakes Numbers and Wants to Destroy His Reputation

A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court by former Snapchat employee Anthony Pompliano alleges the company lied to him about Snapchat’s growth metrics and is now trying to destroy his reputation. Read More >>

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Use This Secret Trick to Find Celebrities on Snapchat

You wouldn’t say it to their faces, but a lot of the time, your friends are pretty boring. Which is why you need to subscribe to updates from some of the much cooler, more famous celebrities on Snapchat. The way to do it isn’t obvious, but we’ll take you through it step by step. Read More >>

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Ad Giant Says Facebook Fears Snapchat’s ‘Penetration’

Martin Sorrell—the CEO of WPP, a major advertising and public relations company—said Tuesday that his clients poured $1 billion more into Facebook advertising this year than they did Snapchat. Nevertheless, he purported that Facebook has been “trying to undermine Snapchat.” Read More >>

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The Hellscape of Waiting 5 Hours in Line for Spectacles

I am such an asshole. That is the only conclusion I could come to after waiting five hours in line for two pairs of Snap Inc.’s new Spectacles—sunglasses with a camera attached that work with Snapchat—in New York City on Thursday. Read More >>

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Filthy Rich Snapchat Bro Is About to Get Even Richer

Reports have emerged that Snap, Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, has begun the process for an initial public offering that could happen as early as March. According to the Wall Street Journal, the IPO could value the company at between $20 billion and $25 billion, which means CEO Evan Spiegel is about to have a very, very nice wedding. Read More >>

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Where’s Snapchat on the 10 Biggest Tech IPOs List?

News has it that Snapchat, some sort of app thing for the young, is about to float itself on the stock market, with a suggested valuation of $25bn. Even at today's international exchange rates that seems a bit much for an app to be worth, but there it is. It's nothing compared to some of the tech world's largest speculative floats and the crazy valuations their share sales hit, though. Read More >>

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Snapchat Is Preparing for IPO at a $25 Billion Valuation: Report

Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc., is preparing for an initial public offering that is expected to value the company at $25 billion or more, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The newspaper says the company is already filling out the paperwork. But there’s there is no guarantee that a share sale will happen on the timeframe, or that the valuation will remain the same by that date. Read More >>

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How to Use Your Favourite Mobile Apps on Your Computer

Mobile apps are great when you’re away from your desk, but there are times when you might just want a full keyboard, gigantic screen, and comfortable chair while you fiddle with your apps. If that’s the case, you might be surprised to learn that many of your favourite apps can run on a laptop or desktop with very little fuss. Here’s how you can get started. Read More >>