CNET: Snap’s earnings show that users aren’t disappearing anymore

CNET: Snap’s earnings show that users aren’t disappearing anymore. “Snap, which has struggled to keep users on its Snapchat app, broke its losing streak. Snap said Tuesday that 186 million users logged in to the vanishing-messaging app daily in the fourth quarter, the same number as in the previous quarter. Snap had seen a drop in daily usage for two consecutive quarters last year after an unpopular redesign of the app.”

MakeUseOf: The Full Snapchat Filters List and the Best Ones to Use

MakeUseOf: The Full Snapchat Filters List and the Best Ones to Use. “Snapchat’s selection of filters, lenses, and geofilters change daily. It’s great for adding some variation to your selfie game, but can also be a little overwhelming. If you want to pick the best Snapchat filter for your photos, we’ve got you covered.”

The Next Web: Snapchat is testing new features (that Instagram has had for months)

The Next Web: Snapchat is testing new features (that Instagram has had for months). “Snapchat has clearly fallen behind Instagram when it comes to user growth. In order to catch up, the app is testing a bunch of features like a timer, camera grid, and portrait mode. The finding comes from app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who took to Twitter to share screenshots of the new features.”

Mashable: The midterms had record voter turnout. Should Snapchat get credit?

Mashable: The midterms had record voter turnout. Should Snapchat get credit?. “On Tuesday, Snapchat shared that 1.4 million users visited their Get to the Polls platform, a voting information portal powered by the tech-focused nonprofit organization Democracy Works. Snapchat also registered over 400,000 new voters in the weeks leading up to the election — and over half of those voters were aged 18-24, also known as the coveted but fickle youth vote. Twitter, Instagram, and Facbook ran similar initiatives, though they have yet to release participation numbers.”

Ubergizmo: New $350 Snap Spectacles Said To Feature Two Cameras

Ubergizmo: New $350 Snap Spectacles Said To Feature Two Cameras. “Snap, the company behind Snapchat, took a $40 million hit on the first Spectacles as it overestimated demand for the product. It launched Spectacles 2 earlier this year and was more conservative with the orders. According to a report, it’s now working on a new version of the Spectacles which will be more expensive at $350 and feature two cameras.”