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Snapchat uses solar eclipse to show off Snap Map feature

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Snapchat uses solar eclipse to show off Snap Map feature. Snap Map allows you to see where your Snapchat friends on a map of the world. To celebrate Monday's upcoming solar eclipse, Snapchat is creating what it calls the first-ever "Actionmoji" tied to a moving event. Snapchat's editors will use the videos to create an "Our Story" about the event and include videos submitted by NASA and the Department of Interior.

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Snapchat is using the solar eclipse to show off the real potential of its maps feature

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Snap Map allows you to see where your Snapchat friends on a map of the world. Friends are displayed using their Bitmoji avatars, which comes from another Snap acquisition. Users will also be able to tap on areas of the map to see crowdsourced videos related to the eclipse. Snapchat's editors will use the videos to create an "Our Story" about the event and include videos submitted by NASA and the Department of Interior.

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Millennials Click With Snapchat's 'Stay Tuned' 08/21/2017

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That’s good news for “Stay Tuned,” NBC News’ Snapchat show, which was a bit of a gamble when it launched in mid-July. On Friday, for instance, “Stay Tuned” debuts a new graphics package and logo, while the show’s format now features on-camera guests, as well as on-the-ground reporting from cohosts Savannah Sellers, a correspondent for MSNBC, and Gadi Schwartz, an NBC News correspondent. To access “Stay Tuned” on Snapchat, users have to swipe left on the Stories or Discover page, and then tap the show’s tile to begin viewing the latest episode. In the second quarter, the struggling social network also reported lower-than-expected average revenue per user of $1.05. news, streaming, tv.

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Snap Inc (NYA:SNAP) price changed by 5.14% to 14.02

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3 Reasons Why Snap Stock Might Bounce Back

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Snap stock has become a punchline, but that doesn't mean the reeling camera company won't have the last laugh. Snapchat's parent company has shed more than half of its value since peaking the day after its early March IPO, closing lower every month in its brief public tenure. Facebook stock also closed lower in its first four months of trading. There are clearly a lot of differences between Facebook and Snap, but this is just an important lesson: A stock that starts cold can sometimes heat up.

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Constantly having beeps at the end of calls? Look at your Snapchat permissions

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Well, code diggers have traced the problem to the Snapchat app, as you might have already guessed, and they have been able to isolate the culprit - the app's phone permissions. The latest problem stemming from the Snapchat app has been more obscure to find, but there is a whole Reddit thread dedicated to the weird case of loud beeping noise through the speaker at the end of each call that appears out of nowhere for no apparent reason. 2. Look for the "Phone" entry, and turn the switch off to disable that permission, this should remedy the beepers if you encounter that weird issue during calls. Featured stories.

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Three Snap Executives Sell Shares This Week

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Snap Inc. (SNAP), the beleaguered social media company, may have seen its co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy vow to hold on to shares now that the lock-up period has expired, but that hasn’t stopped three other executives from unloading some of their stakes. Murphy, who is chief technology officer, and Spiegel, who is CEO, were the only two able to profit from the IPO, selling 16 million shares each at $17 a share. " (See also: Snap Turned Down a $30B Offer From Google: Report. (See also: Some Wall Streeters See Value in Snap Inc. Shares.

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How Risky Is Snapchat Maker Snap Inc?

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Over the past 12 months, Snap spent a whopping $2.24 billion on stock-based compensation expenses while generating just $331.3 million in revenues. Unfortunately, Snap's non-GAAP net loss widened from $107.4 million to $195.5 million, or $0.16 per share -- missing estimates by two cents. Based on Snap's current P/S ratio and slowing growth rates, it's highly likely that the stock could be cut in half. As a result, many analysts and investors simply see Snap as a deer caught in the headlights of Instagram Stories' stunning growth.

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Hearing a Loud Beep at the End of Phone Calls? It might be related to Snapchat.

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This issue is fixed by disabling the telephone permission to the Snapchat app. According to users on Reddit, if you are experiencing a loud beep at the end of phone calls through your phone’s speaker it may be caused by Snapchat. Overall I could not conclude the cause of the issue, and investigation only led me to the same logs between the permission enabled and disabled. I thought this may have been the issue, but when I disabled the telephone permission the same error appeared.

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3 Snap Executives Sold Nearly $10 Million in Stock on Monday

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None of these executives were able to sell shares during Snap's IPO, when co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy each sold 16 million shares. It was a rather busy trading day, with nearly 85 million shares changing hands, the heaviest volume in months. These plans are a very common way for insiders to cash out shares slowly over time. A Rule 10b5-1 allows company insiders to set up a trading plan ahead of time to sell a specified number of shares at specific times.

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Snap Executives Have Started Selling Their Shares

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You are here: Home / World Wide Web / Snap Executives Selling Their Shares. Snap Executives Have Started Selling Their Shares. And Snap co-founders Evan Spiegel, chief executive, and Bobby Murphy, chief technology officer, were the only executives who sold during the IPO, getting $17 a share for 16 million shares each. But wealth management experts have estimated few would make big trades because their profit potential is low at Snap's current share price.

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These 2 SnapChat tips just fixed my phone

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I just made to TINY changes to SnapChat and fixed two relatively giant issues with my phone. The first issue had to do with Media Volume and with the way SnapChat handles the volume rocker. To turn things back to normal, all I needed to do was go to Settings – Apps – SnapChat – Permissions. There was a LOUD NOISE that blasted my ear every time I ended a call with my standard phone app.

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Big Business, Libor and Snapchat

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When the changes affect trillions of dollars of transactions, then they will make just so much money. Think how much money banks will make off of this. " But mostly the SEC and prosecutors don't seem too worried about the "personal benefit" requirement of insider trading law -- because they don't have to be. In exchange for passing Rivas’s tips to Siva, Moodhe received trading advice from Siva, who was a sophisticated investment professional.

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Bad Timing? YogaWorks (NASDAQ: YOGA) IPO Follows Weak Reports From Newly Public Companies Like Blue Apron, Snapchat

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The company, which provides high quality yoga instructions in the U.S. and boasted about 3 million student visits in 2016 offered 7.3 million shares in an IPO, priced at $5.50 per share. Having raised gross proceeds of $40 million, the company's shares began trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol YOGA on Aug. 11. The shares were listed at $5.5, but moved between a high of $5.85 and a low of $4.16, before ending at $4.85, a 12-percent discount from the offer price. Meal kit service provider Blue Apron Holdings Inc (NYSE: APRN) has seen its IPO price cut in half. Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP), another of this year's IPOs, currently trades under $13, way off its offer price of $17 per share.

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Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, 27, 29

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And Facebook, which reportedly tried to buy it for $3 billion four years ago, is building a rival product. Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, 27, 29. Tom Farley, president of the NYSE Group, from right, Evan Spiegel, co-founder and chief executive officer of Snap Inc., and Bobby Murphy, co-founder and chief technology officer at Snap Inc. Michael Nagle — Bloomberg via Getty Images. 2. To license a Fortune cover, order reprint or e-print copies of an article or cover, or license an accolade, please contact PARS International at www. Please find information on various licensing contacts below and choose the one that best suits your needs:.

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Snapchat video appears to show day care worker hitting kids

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The 10-second video shows a woman hitting a blanket-covered figure and using her hand to slap the uncovered leg of a child on a different cot. NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) � Police are investigating after a Snapchat video titled "nap time struggle" appears to show a worker at a church day care center in South Carolina sitting on and hitting children. Church pastor Richard Reams says he reported the video to the North Charleston Police Department and to the state Department of Social Services. Reams says the people associated with the video weren't at work Wednesday.

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