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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

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 lets anyone make an AR lens

Snap Inc. is opening its door a crack to developers. The Venice, California, social media company has launched Lens Studio, which enables anyone to make Snapchat Lenses like the hot dog that danced its way into Snapchatters’ hearts. Users will .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2017

Johnny Harris talks potential for company’s vacant site near Blue Line Extension

The 24-acre site at North Tryon Street and West Mallard Creek Church Road is zoned to allow up to 1 million square feet of office space. Lincoln Harris purchased the land from Bank of America in 2013......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2017

The Ratings Game: Stitch Fix poses yet another challenge to the bricks-and-mortar retail business

Analysts say Stitch Fix could further disrupt the apparel retail business, and has the potential to grow its two million users by as much as double......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2017

5 things to know about biotech Denali Therapeutics and its $250 million IPO

Denali, named after the tallest mountain in North America, wants to treat society’s most difficult diseases......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 8th, 2017

Waze Adds Voice Commands, Motorcycle Mode, Carpool Lanes

Waze users in North America will be pleased to hear that the company i.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 29th, 2017

5 things to know about biotech Denali Therapeutics and its $150 million IPO

Denali, named after the tallest mountain in North America, wants to treat society’s most difficult diseases......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2017