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Influencer Sued for Allegedly Not Influencing Nearly as Hard as He Was Paid To

Grown-ish actor and reported onetime Kourtney Kardashian suitor Luka Sabbat is facing down a lawsuit from Snap Inc.’s public relations firm, PR Consulting, for allegedly violating the terms of an “influencer” agreement worth £46,000. Read More >>

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Older Users Seem to Like the New Snapchat, And That’s About the Only Good News Snap Shared Today

Snapchat’s big, controversial redesign—the one that really put us in our place by separating our social from our media—doesn’t appear to have done the app much good. Snapchat still has 191 million daily users, but things aren’t looking up for the company that Facebook has done everything in its power to destroy. Read More >>

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Snapchat Offers Precisely Zero Good Reasons Why You Should Buy Its New Spectacles

Just in time for spring, Snap has released a new version of its original Spectacles, after FCC filings unveiled a bit more about the upcoming pair of camera sunglasses. You’ll also be happy to know, if you wrote them off entirely due to their garish appearance, that you made the right choice. These Spectacles look more like a remaster than a sequel. Also, they’re still ugly as sin. Read More >>

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Oh God, Not Spectacles 2.0

Despite a big splash that had at least one asshole waiting in line for 5 hours just for the opportunity to buy a pair, the original Snap Spectacles were a flop. Snap sold only about 150,000 pairs and was forced to write off $40 million dollars in costs “related to Spectacles inventory.” Many companies would, perhaps, reconsider releasing a second, barely different version if the company couldn’t even move the first version. But according to a new report from Cheddar, that is exactly what Snap plans to do. Read More >>

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Just How Screwed is Snapchat?

Snap is fucked. Following an earnings call on Tuesday, a fifth of the company’s value disappeared in after-hours trading, Mark Zuckerberg is eating its lunch, Snap Spectacles are in the toilet. Yes, things are bad. But are they Vine-levels of bad? Or Twitter-bad? Trick question, Twitter’s very fucked! Read More >>

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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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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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These Glasses Swap Screws for Magnets in Their Hinges

Good news, clutz: these glasses swap the usual screws in their hinges for magnets, allowing you to swap the arms easily—and making them harder to break, too. Read More >>

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Adjustable Sliding Lens Glasses Let You Tweak Your Prescription

The Eyejusters aren't the world's first adjustable eyeglasses that can be tweaked without the need for an optometrist. But they take a new approach to the idea that seems to offer some distinct advantages. Read More >>