‘JUST POKING FUN AT DUMB THINGS’
‘Influencing’ online has something to do with money, power, and popularity, with brand identities and likes. But when you get down to it, the influencer is pretty hard to picture.
The platform’s tone-deaf ad asked users whether they would rather ‘slap Rihanna’ or ‘punch Chris Brown.’
A new update by the tech company has pissed off teens and celebs alike, and may put the fragile company in more trouble.
There’s an NBC anchor named Savannah who has a hard time going out without being recognized by teens. It’s not the Savannah who hosts the ‘Today’ show. It’s the one on Snapchat.
Snap Crackdown Pop
After a Daily Beast investigation revealed internal metrics, Snap Inc. said it would ‘pursue any and all legal remedies’ against leakers, even threatening them with jail.
Snapchat keeps its partners, investors, and even employees in the dark about how core features are performing. Now, some of those figures are finally being dragged into the light.
The social media giant lost $443 million in the third quarter of 2017. That didn’t stop Snap and its CEO from spending more than $4 million on an A-list party—no Snaps allowed.