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How to Unsend That Horrible Thing You Just Messaged Someone on Snapchat

Snapchat announced a new feature today that allows any user to delete any messages they send in individual or group conversations. In other words, if you Snapchat message your mom “nice bod,” but meant to send that to your favorite friend instead, you can now use Snapchat’s “Clear Chats” feature to prevent all the…Read more… […]

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Snapchat partners with SeatGeek for in-app ticket purchases

Snapchat users will soon have the ability to purchase tickets within the app, thanks to a newly forged partnership between Snap Inc. and ticket distribution platform, SeatGeek. The forthcoming in-app ticket acquisition feature, originally piloted in February, is a part of Snapchat’s broader attempt to attract a more “mature audience” to the app. The function […]

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Snapchat partners with SeatGeek for in-app ticket purchases

Snapchat users will soon have the ability to purchase tickets within the app, thanks to a newly forged partnership between Snap Inc. and ticket distribution platform, SeatGeek. The forthcoming in-app ticket acquisition feature, originally piloted in February, is a part of Snapchat’s broader attempt to attract a more “mature audience” to the app. The function […]

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How to Find Stories and Messages in Snapchat’s Latest Redesign

Earlier this year, Snapchat rolled out a drastic redesign meant to make the confusing social network a little easier for newcomers to understand. But the new layout flopped, and now Snapchat is admitting defeat with a second redesign that undoes almost all of those changes.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Your Photos and Data Out of Snapchat

It’s not quite #deleteFacebook, but there’s also a growing movement to wipe Snapchat from smartphones. The company’s poorly received redesign, combined with an offensive ad that recently appeared in the app, have pushed more people to abandon Snapchat entirely—including your favorite celebrities.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Charizard Is The Best Part Of Pokémon Day 2018

Tomorrow is Pokémon Day, the 22nd anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon Red and Green. The Pokémon Company’s got a bunch of treats lined up for fans, from a new Snapchat filter to a special Pikachu showing up in Pokémon GO. My favorite? This giant-sized Charizard Pokémon Gallery figure.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Take Screenshots of Instagram Stories Without Getting Caught

To the dismay of screenshot enthusiasts everywhere, Instagram is rolling out a new feature that alerts creators when someone decides to immortalize their temporary Instagram Stories using a screenshot. (A similar feature already exists to alert users to screenshots taken on Snapchat.) There are a few workarounds you…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Share Snapchat Stories Outside the App

Snapchat is in the process of rolling out its biggest redesign ever, but on Tuesday the company announced another big update that could change the way people use its app. Starting today, you can share certain Stories (what Snapchat calls its disappearing videos and pictures) outside of Snapchat.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Hundreds of popular apps are secretly tracking everything you do on your phone

Uber, Tinder, Skype, Twitter, Spotify, and Snapchat are keeping tabs on their users. Researchers from Yale University’s Privacy Lab have discovered that these popular apps contain hidden trackers that observe all that app users do on their phones, unbeknownst to the cellular users. The researchers indicate that such hidden tracker monitoring is likely a widespread […]

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UK police seeking public information on “Snapchat” pill suppliers

UK police are calling on the public to come forward with information regarding the sale of “Snapchat” ecstasy pills. Stamped with the app’s ghost logo, the bright yellow tablets have landed two 14-year-old girls from West Cumbria in the hospital after ingesting the drugs. The hospitalizations were isolated incidents.Officials are now seeking out the suppliers […]

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WhatsApp Just Added Live Location Sharing—Here’s How to Do It In All Your Favorite Apps

WhatsApp announced on Wednesday that it’s adding live location sharing, making it easier to find your friends in real life with the Facebook-owned messaging app. It’s also great for sharing your commute so people know when you’ll arrive and that you’re safe.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Out-of-Control Plastic Surgeons’ Snapchat Hijinks Are Putting Patients at Risk

Plastic surgeons can get a lot of business through social media, but some surgeons take the entertainment aspect to extremes: dancing on camera during surgery, for example, or cradling someone’s excised tissue like a baby. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons wants to crack down.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Out-of-Control Plastic Surgeons’ Snapchat Hijinks Are Putting Patients at Risk

Plastic surgeons can get a lot of business through social media, but some surgeons take the entertainment aspect to extremes: dancing on camera during surgery, for example, or cradling someone’s excised tissue like a baby. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons wants to crack down.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Meet the group featured in The Chainsmokers’ Tommy Hilfiger campaign

Though the Midnight Kids are a new act, they’ve been propelled into the spotlight with an incredible, nostalgia-inducing remix for The Chainsmokers that’s been featured in taxi cabs all across New York City.The anonymous Midnight Kids project started just this year, and they’ve released official remixes for Lost Kings, A R I Z O N A, […]

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