Digital Trends: WhatsApp Is Beating Snapchat At Its Own Game, Reports 1 Billion Daily Users

Digital Trends: WhatsApp Is Beating Snapchat At Its Own Game, Reports 1 Billion Daily Users. “WhatsApp is beating Snapchat at its own game. The company announced that it has hit a milestone of 1 billion daily active users — but perhaps more interesting it the fact that Status — the company’s Snapchat Stories competitor — now has 250 million daily active users.”

Nieman Lab: NBC News invents the script for a twice-daily Snapchat news show

Nieman Lab: NBC News invents the script for a twice-daily Snapchat news show. “As part of NBC Universal’s $500 million investment in Snap, Inc., the network is launching a daily news show, two to three minutes long, that will be published on Snapchat Discover at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET during the week and at 1 p.m. ET on Saturdays and Sundays on Snapchat accounts in the U.S. and Canada.”

The Next Web: You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles on Amazon

The Next Web: You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles on Amazon. “Spetacles were originally only available at special yellow kiosks, but they’ve since been sold on Snap’s website. Yet even after all these months, Snapchat gives an estimated delivery date of 5-10 days, so Amazon is probably your best bet if you want the glasses in just a day or two.”

Formula One Teaming Up With Snapchat

Formula One racing and Snapchat are teaming up. “Formula 1 continues to develop its social media network, announcing a new global partnership with video-sharing platform Snapchat. The deal will debut at this weekend’s British Grand Prix and will result in coverage on Snapchat’s breaking news and curated platform Discover, using the ‘Our Stories’ content type.”