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Snap's outgoing CFO reportedly went around Evan Spiegel's back to ask for more money but failed

Snap's CFO Tim Stone is leaving the company after trying to ask for more money behind CEO Evan Spiegel's back, Bloomberg reports. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Stone appealed directly to the board for a raise, which he was denied. Stone was only in the job for eight months, but will stay on until Snap's Q4 earnings call in February. Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, revealed on Tuesday that it was losing its chief financial officer Tim Stone after just eight mont...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Trends, Bloomberg, Snapchat, Imran Khan, SEC, Evan Spiegel, Khan, Snap, Stone, SPIEGEL, Bobby Murphy, Tim Stone, Jared Grusd, Jeremi Gorman


Evan Spiegel's old Stanford professor flamed the Snapchat CEO for failing to stop kids getting addicted to tech

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel should be doing more to stop kids getting addicted to tech, according to his old Stanford University professor Jim Steyer. Steyer, who now runs Common Sense Media, said Spiegel has been "missing in action" and needs to take more responsibility for protecting young people on Snapchat. It follows Spiegel revealing that he and supermodel wife Miranda Kerr limit their child's screen time to an hour and a half a week. Evan Spiegel may be limiting his stepson's screen time, bu...
Tags: England, Stanford, Trends, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Miranda Kerr, British Airways, Financial Times, Stanford University, Steyer, Evan, Anne Longfield, SPIEGEL, Common Sense Media, Snapstreaks, Jim Steyer Steyer


From WhatsApp to Alexa : why the ad-free era is over

As we grow wiser to marketing, advertisers are finding new ways and places to plug productsWe’ve weaned ourselves off banner advertisements, with a fifth of us using ad blockers in our internet browsers, according to research firm eMarketer. So-called “native advertising” online, where advertising is presented in a similar way to editorial, has failed to take off. A US study last year from found native advertising is no better at getting us to buy than standard online ads.“Consumers are very goo...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Advertising, US, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Online Shopping, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Huddersfield University, Lisa Du Lieu


Multiple Executives Reportedly Out at Snap Following Shake-Up Over Alleged Affair

Snap has reportedly ousted multiple high-ranking employees after an investigation into an alleged scandal involving its now former head of global security Francis Racioppi, the Wall Street Journal’s Maureen Farrell reported Friday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Snapchat, Wall Street Journal, Maureen Farrell, Snap Inc, Francis Racioppi


Tips for Creating Successful Social Media Apps

Social media apps dominate mobile app usage. A recent survey found that smartphone owners listed social media apps as their most frequently used type of app almost 4x more than the second-place finishers, communication/messaging apps and gaming apps. Any business seeking to build a mobile app – no matter if it’s social media or not – should understand what makes social media apps so addicting and powerful. Using recent data from 511 smartphone owners, the following article offers tips and topics...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Technology, Instagram, Sales, Social Media, Snapchat, Brooklyn, University of Florida, Mobile App Development, Facebook Instagram, Krakauer, Alex Levin, Andrew Selepak, Josh Krakauer, Julian Morgans


Alexis Skyy Writes I Love Rob Kardashian After Blac Chyna Fight

True love? Alexis Skyy dropped the L-bomb while explaining her connection with Rob Kardashian following her fight with his ex Blac Chyna. Celebrity Feuds: The Biggest Ever! “That’ll teach em …” the Love & Hip Hop star, 24, captioned a pic of herself on Instagram on Thursday, January 17. In the comments section, Chyna’s boyfriend, Kid Buu, questioned the validity of Skyy’s supposed relationship with Kardashian, 31. “You really wit robs fat ass for love or is it just for clout?” the 30...
Tags: Religion, Atlanta, Snapchat, Kardashian, US Weekly, Rob Kardashian, Alexis, Chyna, Rob Chyna, Alexis Skyy, SKYY, MUSIC CELEBS, Kid Buu, Kardashian Jenner Family, Buu WSHH Skyy


Squad is the new screensharing chat app everyone will copy

Squad could be the next teen sensation because it makes it easy to do nothing… together. Spending time with friends in the modern age often means just being on your phones next to each other, occasionally showing off something funny you found. Squad lets you do this even while apart, and that way of punctuating video chat might make it the teen girl “third place” like Fortnite is for adolescent boys. With Squad, you fire up a video chat with up to six people, but at any time you can screensha...
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Snap’s outgoing CFO reportedly went around Evan Spiegel’s back to ask for more money but failed

Snap's CFO Tim Stone is leaving the company after trying to ask for more money behind CEO Evan Spiegel's back, Bloomberg reports. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Stone appealed directly to the board for a raise, which he was denied. Stone was only in the job for eight months, but will stay on until Snap's Q4 earnings call in February. Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, revealed on Tuesday that it was losing its chief financial officer Tim Stone after just eight mont...
Tags: Apple, Instagram, Trends, Bloomberg, Snapchat, Imran Khan, SEC, Evan Spiegel, Khan, Snap, Stone, SPIEGEL, Bobby Murphy, Tim Stone, Jared Grusd, Jeremi Gorman


Austin’s Media Tech Incubator Readies for First Group of Startups

Austin—An incubator for startups that are developing a media product is in its final week of accepting applications.Called Collective, the incubator is focused on startups that are working on innovating the media space, which includes augmented and virtual reality, publishing, news, public relations, video games, music, sound, film, marketing, advertising, radio, and podcasting, the group says. The incubator is a part of the Austin Community Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropy organization, an...
Tags: Startups, Accelerator, Publishing, Music, Texas, News, Media, Video Games, Film, Incubators, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Social Media, Startup, Public Relations


Snap to lose chief financial officer, its 2nd in a year

NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind Snapchat is losing its second financial chief in less than a year as the social media service confronts a declining user base and stiff competition from bigger rivals.Snap Inc. said Chief Financial... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Ap, Snapchat, Snap Inc


2018’s top 10 Android apps in the U.S.

Source: Statista The top ten Android apps in the U.S. last year had a combined download figure of 179 million. According to Priori Data, at the top of the list was Facebook Messenger with 27 million. The trending app TikTok came in second, with an impressive 21 million. Instagram rival Snapchat somehow managed to beat its main competitor – recording 19 million compared to 17 million.
Tags: Android, Apps, Real Estate, News, Instagram, Infographic, App, Snapchat, Radio, Facebook Messenger, Statista, Priori Data, General Interest, Statista The top ten Android


Snap shares hit by second CFO exit in a year

Shares of Snap Inc fell 9 percent in early trading on Wednesday after Tim Stone became the second finance chief to leave the Snapchat operator in a year since a much-criticized redesign.
Tags: Money, Snapchat, businessNews, Tim Stone, Snap Inc


Snap CFO Tim Stone to Leave Company

Snapchat corporate parent Snap Inc. is facing another major executive departure: The company’s chief financial officer Tim Stone is on his way out, Snap revealed in a regulatory filing Tuesday afternoon. Stone will stay with the company to find a new candidate for his position for the time being, according to the filing. His last […]
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Snapchat's parent company is losing its CFO after less than a year, and the stock is plummeting (SNAP)

Tim Stone, the CFO of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc., is quitting. Stone, who came to Snap from Amazon, only took the job in May 2018. He is walking away from most of a $20 million pay package. Snap has said that Stone will be sticking with the company through at least its quarterly earnings call on February 5th.  The company's stock has cratered around 8.5% on the news. Snap says that it's Q4 2018 financial results are likely to be "slightly favourable to the top end of our previously repo...
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Snap is losing its CFO after less than a year, and the stock is plummeting (SNAP)

Tim Stone, the CFO of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc., is quitting. Stone, who came to Snap from Amazon, only took the job in May 2018. He is walking away from most of a $20 million pay package. Snap has said that Stone will be sticking with the company through at least its quarterly earnings call on February 5th.  The company's stock has cratered around 8.5% on the news. Snap says that it's Q4 2018 financial results are likely to be "slightly favourable to the top end of our previously repo...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Snapchat, SEC, Evan Spiegel, Snap, Tim, Stone, Tom Conrad, Tim Stone, Snap Inc, Andrew Vollero, Jeff Lucas, Russ Caditz Peck


Snap CEO Evan Spiegel claimed Instagram makes you feel ‘terrible’ and Snapchat doesn’t. But data suggests he’s wrong. (SNAP)

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel recently said that Instagram made users feel "terrible" because they had to "compete for popularity." Spiegel has yet to provide any proof to back up this claim, and current research suggests he is wrong. Snapchat does, however, seem to have a slightly better emotional impact on users than Instagram, according to multiple surveys. Assessing the impact of social-media apps on emotional well-being is complicated by factors like "active" versus "passive" use, and timeframe. ...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Instagram, Minnesota, Social Networking, Trends, Snapchat, New York Times, Evan Spiegel, Miranda Kerr, University Of Michigan, Bayer, Ohio State University, University of Minnesota, Royal Society for Public Health, SPIEGEL


Snap CEO Evan Spiegel claimed Instagram makes you feel ‘terrible’ and Snapchat doesn’t. But he can’t prove it and data suggests he’s wrong. (SNAP)

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel recently said that Instagram made users feel "terrible" because they had to "compete for popularity." Spiegel has yet to provide any proof to back up this claim, and current research suggests he is wrong. Snapchat does, however, seem to have a slightly better emotional impact on users than Instagram, according to multiple surveys. Assessing the impact of social-media apps on emotional well-being is complicated by factors like "active" versus "passive" use, and timeframe. ...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Instagram, Minnesota, Social Networking, Trends, Snapchat, New York Times, Evan Spiegel, Miranda Kerr, University Of Michigan, Bayer, Ohio State University, University of Minnesota, Royal Society for Public Health, SPIEGEL


Snapchat Study Finds it Has the Happiest Social Media Users by @MattGSouthern

A study on why people use social networks finds Snapchat makes people happy – Facebook and Twitter not so much.The post Snapchat Study Finds it Has the Happiest Social Media Users by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Facebook, News, Social Media, Seo, Snapchat


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #428

Facebook adds CTA stickers in Stories for businesses Facebook Stories are growing, thank god, given the amount of time and $$$ the platform has invested in promoting and improving them. The latest boost to the feature is the introduction of call-to-action stickers for Page Stories, designed to help businesses make more effective use of the option via direct response tools. You can now prompt Facebook Stories viewers to ‘Shop Now’, ‘Get Directions’ or ‘Book’, directly from the Stories feed. Desp...
Tags: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, India, Seo, Cta, Snapchat, Egypt, Facebook Messenger, Gwen Stefani, Football Association, Mashup, Lens, USP, Facebook Stories, Snapchat s Lens Explorer Twitter


Social Media Trends to Leverage in 2019

Humans are social beings, and for this reason, the world has embraced social media faster than anything else. With over 2 billion people on social media, it is clear that majority of your customers spend their time online. Therefore, it is necessary for you to scale your social presence so that you can boost customer loyalty and reach. Here are seven ways of scaling your social media business in 2019. 1. Chatbots More individuals are utilizing messaging apps than social-media sites to link wit...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Sales, Social Media, Snapchat, Social Media Trends


Social Media Marketing: 7 Steps to Make It Work for Your Business

Is social media marketing working for your small business? If you aren’t sure whether social media marketing is really worth all the effort, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey reported in LSA Insider, small and midsize business owners in the survey expressed concern about the ROI of social media marketing, at the same time as they recognize its importance. Some 57% of small and midsize businesses say social media is one of their most important marketing channels; in fact, 30% say it ...
Tags: Facebook, Sales, Social Media, Sales & Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Snapchat, Don, Pew Research, Social Media Examiner, Social Media Social, LSA Insider


This New Instagram Filter Is a Selfie Game-Changer, but There's a Catch

Image before and after the Paris filter. A few months ago, I received a pleasant surprise from Instagram. Sadly, it wasn't that my timeline was back to chronological order, but I did get a new filter. I saw it immediately because it was the first one to pop up as I swiped to the right. It's called Paris, and similar to how Snapchat has the "pretty filter," Paris blurs the skin so it looks immediately FaceTuned. It's like the contrast of the Oslo filter and the brightness of the Cairo filter had ...
Tags: Instagram, Tech, Snapchat, Beauty, Paris, Oslo, Cairo, Kylie, Beauty News, Instagram Stories, Beauty Instagrams, Instagram Sadly


2018 Social Media Year in Review

Continued privacy concerns and increased scrutiny around social media platforms were the main headlines for 2018’s year of social. But 2018 also introduced new areas of interest like the evolution of voice technology, built on ongoing trends like longer-form video consumption with IGTV, and gave us the brief craze over platforms like VERO. Campaigns like HBO’s Westworld: The Maze” Voice Gaming Skill and MINI’s Created in a Countryman captured consumer’s imaginations and attention while making th...
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This New Instagram Filter Is a Selfie Game-Changer, but There's a Catch

Image before and after the Paris filter. A few months ago, I received a pleasant surprise from Instagram. Sadly, it wasn't that my timeline was back to chronological order, but I did get a new filter. I saw it immediately because it was the first one to pop up as I swiped to the right. It's called Paris, and similar to how Snapchat has the "pretty filter," Paris blurs the skin so it looks immediately FaceTuned. It's like the contrast of the Oslo filter and the brightness of the Cairo filter had ...
Tags: Instagram, Religion, Tech, Snapchat, Paris, Oslo, Cairo, Kylie, Beauty News, Instagram Stories, Beauty Instagrams, Instagram Sadly


Ignite Social Media is a Snapchat Certified Partner

We are excited to announce that we are officially a Snapchat Certified Partner! Our in-house media buyers have gone through the certification program that Snapchat offers to be able to provide our clients the expertise of managing campaigns on the platform. What is a Snapchat Certified Partner? If you are not familiar with the Snapchat Certification Partner program, it aims to provide the expertise and in-house talent to help manage campaigns on behalf of marketers. The goal of the program is...
Tags: Seo, Snapchat, Announcements, Snapchat Ads, Social Advertising, Snapchat Marketing, Ignite Social Media, Snapchat Advertising, Snapchat Partner, Snapchat Certified Partner, Snapchat Certified Ad Buyer, Snapchat Certified Advertiser, Snapchat Certification Partner


Snapchat boss puts strict limits on son's smartphone use

The chief executive of Snapchat has revealed that his own family is subject to strict screen time limits – much like the ones he himself grew up with.Evan Spiegel, who created the popular photo-sharing app in 2011, said that his... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel


Top 2018 YouTube Trends for Small Business

Since its launch back in 2005, YouTube has become the premier online destination for video content. For small businesses, YouTube provides a number of unique opportunities, from video marketing for a specific product or service to earning an income through the YouTube Partner Program. 2018 YouTube Trends Here are some statistics and trends that could be of interest for entrepreneurs looking to leverage the power of YouTube. YouTube Popularity YouTube has more than 1.9 billion logged-in use...
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Google Has Lawsuit in Illinois Over Facial Recognition Scanning in Google Photos Dismissed

Google has had a lawsuit in Illinois over its facial-recognition software thrown out, with a judge dismissing the case on the grounds that the plaintiff in the case did not suffer “concrete injuries,” Bloomberg reported on Saturday. The ruling puts to rest one of three lawsuits against major tech companies for alleged…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Privacy, Bloomberg, Cybersecurity, Snapchat, Surveillance, Illinois, Facial Recognition, Biometrics, Google Photos, Biometric Information Privacy Act


Instagram 'back to normal' after bug triggers temporary change to feed

The momentary change sparked a widespread outrage among users on Twitter, with several comparing it to Snapchat's unpopular redesign. "The Instagram update is so trash it's worse than the Snapchat update," @samfloresxo tweeted. "We quickly fixed the issue and feed is back to normal," Instagram said in an emailed statement.
Tags: News, Instagram, Snapchat


Court records detail Spacey’s encounter with teenager

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who says he was groped by Kevin Spacey at a Nantucket restaurant in 2016 caught part of his encounter with the actor on video. According to state police reports filed in Nantucket District Court, the then 18-year-old man sent a video via Snapchat to his girlfriend that allegedly showed […]
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