Tag Archives: Snapchat

The anti-Facebook: Snapchat IPO will be the largest in years

The anti-Facebook: Snapchat IPO will be the largest in years

WHEN Snapchat first became popular in 2013, many thought the messaging app would disappear almost as quickly as its vanishing messages. Instead, it has become one of the most intriguing internet firms to emerge in years. When Snap, Snapchat’s parent company, goes public at an expected valuation of $20bn-25bn—the IPO is expected in March—its market debut will be the most closely watched since Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, floated in 2014. Snap’s offering documents may be filed publicly as soon as this week.

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Snapchat To Start Showing Ads Between Your Friends’ Stories

Snapchat To Start Showing Ads Between Your Friends' Stories

Snapchat has always been a perfect example of the Silicon Valley mantra of growth first, monetization later. And now, four years after the app’s launch and with users watching 10 billion videos every day, the company is focusing harder than ever on revenue, launching a clutch of new products for advertisers. As reported by AdWeek, the main change for users will be that …

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Usher’s Naked Selfie Exposes Too Much Despite Attempt to Censor Image

Usher's Naked Selfie Exposes Too Much Despite Attempt to Censor Image

It’s safe to say most celebrities are a little gun-shy when it comes to taking naked selfies. But Usher didn’t hesitate to strip off and give his Snapchat followers a sneak peek on Thursday as he enjoyed a steam room and shower session. In the most risque image, which the 37-year-old star captioned ‘blowinoffsteam’, he attempted to cover his modesty …

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