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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

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 is using the solar eclipse to show off the real potential of its maps feature (SNAP)

Snapchat spent $213 million to acquire Zenly, the French mapping app that powers the recently announced Snap Map feature. Snap Map allows you to see where your Snapchat friends on a map of the world. Friends are displayed using their .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 19th, 2017

Snap seems to (finally) have a good story to tell (SNAP)

Snap seems to be having success with original shows. The company, struggling with user growth and impatient investors, should be shouting about this story more often. The problem is, none of the data on Snapchat shows i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2017

Snapchat crowd surfs to create nearly seamless group Stories

Snap Inc. may be struggling to convince skeptical investors of its value, but the Snapchat parents continues to innovate, this week introducing a new feature that creates nearly seamless Our Story videos at large events. Built by the Silicon Beach com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2017

Snap"s User Growth Is Trending in the Wrong Direction

As the Snapchat operator brings in new users at a plodding pace, investors and analysts are starting to wonder if it can deliver on their growth expectations......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 16th, 2017

In a weak summer at the box office, bright spots abound

Movie ticket sales in North America are running 12.4 percent — or roughly $500 million — behind last summer box office, making this one of lowest-grossing summers in years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 14th, 2017

Snap confirms that it paid $213 million to buy Zenly and $135 million for Placed (SNAP)

AP Images Snap Inc. has confirmed the price tags for its acquisitions of Zenly and Placed. The Snapchat maker paid $213 .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2017

Snapchat records loss of $443 mn, adds only 7 mn users in Q2

Snap shares plunged 14% after the results.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 11th, 2017

IEA says strong oil demand growth helping market rebalance

World oil demand will grow more than expected this year, helping to ease a global glut despite rising production from North America and weak OPEC compliance with output cuts......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 11th, 2017