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UK Is Considering The Possibility Of Banning The AI Feature Of Snapchat

Snapchat may have failed to properly assess to privacy risks to upcoming and today's children from its artificial intelligence chatbot, Britain's data watchdog said on Friday, adding it would consider the company's response before making any final prosecution decision. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said if the U.S. company fails to acceptable address the regulator's concerns, "My-AI", launched in April, could be banned in the UK… read-more

Tue, 10 Oct 2023 - 03:27 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: AI, uk government, Ban, Snapchat, Technology, Social Media App

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Cross Border Love Story: Chinese Woman Travels To Pakistan For Love

Love sees no border, as another case of cross-border love story has emerged in Pakistan. A Chinese woman on July 27, landed in Pakistan's capital Islamabad to meet her 18-year-old friend Javed, whom she befriended and later fell in love with on social media. Javed is a resident of Bajaur tribal district bordering Afghanistan and Gao Feng, a Chinese National, travelled by road with legal visa for three months.

Fri, 28 Jul 2023 - 02:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Chinese National, Pakistani man, Snapchat, Online Love, Cross Border Love


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Snapchat Intends To Lay Off Employees

The Verge reported on August 8 that Snap is in the early stages of contemplating layoffs. The extent of job losses is presently unknown because managers are still preparing it for their teams. Snapchat employs around 6,000 people. The news comes as technology corporations, cryptocurrency exchanges, and banking… read-more

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 11:45 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Social Media, Snapchat, Lay Offs, employees, Tech-Gaint

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Snapchat Experiments Paid Membership Service Called Snapchat Plus

Snapchat is internally experimenting a paid membership named Snapchat Plus, which allows users early access to new features. Snapchat Plus features, according to app researcher Alessandro Paluzzi, will include the option to pin one of your friends as your "#1 BFF," modify the Snapchat symbol, and… read-more

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 06:46 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Snapchat, snapchat plus, Social Media, premium membership, New Features

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Kids On Social Media Likely To Develop Problematic Behaviour: Study

In a recent study published on Computers in Human Behavior, it was found that children below 11 years of age who joined Instagram or Snapchat were subjected to problematic digital behaviours compared to those who joined at 13 or older. The study covered 773 middle schoolers in Northeast US. Reportedly, parental restrictions on Phones and social media helps in reducing the negative impact on children.  

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 04:13 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: children, Snapchat, Digtial Behaviours, Instagram , Social Media

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Snapchat To Launch Original Series 'Phone Swap India' On March 27

Messaging app 'Snapchat' will launch its first originals series 'Phone Swap India' on March 27. Filmed in Mumbai, the episodes show a blind date of a couple who are required to find about each other by exchanging their phones. Interestingly, the Indian version of the reality show is reminiscent of Snap Originals 'Phone Swap,' which is into its 12th season. Moreover, the 12-episode Hinglish series will stream on Snapchat’s Discover with… read-more

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 09:30 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Snapchat, India, Dating Facility, Reality show, Phone Swap India

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Snapchat Sees 150% Growth In Userbase; Crosses 60 Mn Mark In India

Photo messaging app Snapchat has reached another milestone by crossing the 60 million user mark in India. Notably, the app witnessed tremendous growth of 150% in its daily active users. Having over 265 million global users, the company also claimed of generating 5 billion snaps daily in the December 2020 quarter. Crediting the augmented reality behind revolutionary growth, officials claim to bring themed-lenses along with exclusive games,… read-more

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 05:05 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Snapchat, Company, picture, Snap, Augmented Reality

Courtesy: Live Mint