Snapchat has 173 million users but it"s struggling to grow outside North America (SNAP)

Snapchat announced that its audience grew to 173 million daily users in Q2. That's a nice improvement from the 143 million users it had one year ago, but it was 2 million users shy of the level Wall Street expected.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Snap growth focused on developed world

Snap may deny that its signature app “is only for rich people,” but Snapchat hasn’t made much of an effort to expand outside the developed world. Some 75 percent of its 158 million daily active users reside in North America and Europe, and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2017

Snap Targets Older Users With a Redesign That Young People Hate

Over one million people have signed a petition asking Snap to reverse the Snapchat update......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 25th, 2018

Snapchat To Users: ‘We Completely Understand’ Your Redesign Hate

Snap has responded to the petition signed by 1.2 million users, which asked the company to rethink its Snapchat redesign. In its response, the company said it is aware that people hate the new Snapchat rede.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 22nd, 2018

Snap tells the 1.2 million people that signed petition to remove latest Snapchat update that they"re out of luck (SNAP)

Steve Jennings/Getty Snapchat told disillusioned users that it would add an update to its new app which will make it easier for them to sort through different stories. The promise came in an official response from the company to a petition.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 22nd, 2018

Snap beats earnings expectations, user numbers grow

Snap Inc. beat analyst expectations for the first time, sending shares above its initial public offering price for the first time since July. The Snapchat parent reported fourth-quarter revenues of $286 million — up 72 percent over the same time fr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2018

Unlike Facebook, Snap added daily users in N. America in Q4

Snap growth outpacing Facebook's in North America -- their most lucrative market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2018

Snap wrote down nearly $40 million because Spectacles are a flop (SNAP)

Snapchat Snapchat spent $39.9 million in the last quarter in charges related to unsold Spectacles and retailer cancellations. Spectacles never caught on, with under half of users continuing to use the camera glas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2017

Global LTE Connections Grow 59% over 12 Months to 2.37 Billion

Global LTE Connections Grow 59% over 12 Months to 2.37 Billion Global LTE Connections Grow 59% over 12 Months to 2.37 Billion LTE Subscriptions Up to 327 Million in North America and 159 Million in Latin America & the Caribbean .....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaSep 8th, 2017

Twitter Is Still Struggling to Grow Its User Base

The struggle is real. Twitter failed to add users on a monthly basis in the second quarter, compared with the first quarter, amid fierce competition from Facebook fb and Snap Inc’.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 27th, 2017

Instagram Stories are crushing Snap

Thomson ReutersIn case it wasn't clear by now, Facebook's Instagram is crushing Snap's Snapchat. It was plain to see in April, when Instagram Stories hit 200 million daily active users (DAUs), surpassing Snapchat's DAU base ju.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2017

How Facebook Is Blowing Snapchat Out of the Water

Snap shares took another step closer to an all-time low on Tuesday after Facebook reported that its photo-sharing app now has 250 million daily active users......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 20th, 2017

Snapchat Leaves It to Rivals to Connect the Developing World

Snapchat has largely ignored emerging-market economies in favor of North America and Europe, where the big ad dollars are, a strategy that will be tested when Snap Inc. reports its first quarterly earnings since its IPO......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 8th, 2017

Facebook"s copycats appear to be crushing Snapchat"s user numbers

Snap had 161 million daily active users at the end of last year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2017

Instagram"s Snapchat clone now has more users than Snapchat (FB, SNAP)

Reuters Pictures/Lucas Jackson Instagram's ruthless copying of Snapchat is working. The Facebook-owned app announced on Thursday that over 200 million people are using Instagram Stories every day, up from 150 million in January.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 13th, 2017

Did Snap Win Gold With $75 Million NBC Winter Olympics Deal?

Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc. (SNAP) just landed a massive content deal with NBCUniversal for the 2018 Winter Olympics. But what does it mean for the struggling social media app? Snapchat’s parent compan.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMar 29th, 2017

Snapchat gets poor marks from marketers

When Snap Inc. went public less than two weeks ago, investors bet big that the Venice, California messaging app would be able to leverage its 158 million daily active users into major advertising revenue. A series of recent studies, however, sugg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2017

Will Snapchat Go The Way Of Facebook — Or Twitter?

While Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP) has more than 100 million daily users, it’s still an unproven startup, according to analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 15th, 2017

Snapchat shoots for the sky, promises little in $3 billion IPO pitch

The number of Snap's daily active users grew to an average of 158 million at the end of Dec.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 3rd, 2017

Snapchat Eyes Opportunity Where Google Has Failed... With Spectacles

Credit: Snap Inc. Everyone's favorite photo-disappearing, dog-filtering, selfie-taking app is expanding its business. In addition to the app, which boasts 150 million daily active users, Snapchat’s cofounder Evan Spiegel will start selling video-capturi.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 28th, 2016

Snapchat was forced to pull an ad featuring Rihanna and Chris Brown — but one analyst thinks the bad press could be good for business (SNAP)

Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Snapchat published an advertisement that asked users whether they'd rather "s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2018