Tubefilter: Snapchat Bans Adult Entertainment Company’s X-Rated Lenses

Tubefilter: Snapchat Bans Adult Entertainment Company’s X-Rated Lenses. “Despite its long-running reputation as a handy app to send private photos that self-destruct, Snapchat doesn’t want your nudes. Or, at least, it doesn’t want nudes from adult entertainment company Naughty America, which recently rolled out a series of X-rated augmented reality Snapchat lenses to promote its products.”

Mashable: Snapchat just grew for the first time in a year

Mashable: Snapchat just grew for the first time in a year . “The app now counts 190 million daily active users (DAUs), up from 186 million last quarter. Overall, DAUs are still down from its previous peak of 191 million, but the new growth suggests the company has been able to reverse the momentum caused by an unpopular redesign last year.”

Los Angeles Times: Snap has three years to make a profit before it runs out of money

Los Angeles Times: Snap has three years to make a profit before it runs out of money. “The Santa Monica social media company has gone from scrappy start-up to multibillion-dollar public stock to plotting its own recovery in the space of just eight years. The compressed timeline illustrates the late stage of Silicon Valley’s current investment cycle.”

Mashable: Snapchat’s redesigned camera can ‘scan’ for GIFs and help you with math homework

Mashable: Snapchat’s redesigned camera can ‘scan’ for GIFs and help you with math homework . “Snapchat’s camera is about to get a lot smarter. The company unveiled new search features for its in-app camera, including the ability to search for GIFs and solve math equations. The new features were announced today at the company’s first Partner Summit event in Los Angeles.”

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.”