Mashable: Reddit wants more teen users. Can Snapchat help?

Mashable: Reddit wants more teen users. Can Snapchat help?. “Reddit might be the ‘front page of the internet,’ a hotbed of memes and viral videos, but the site’s not known for being particularly popular with teens. The company wants to change that. So Reddit is launching a new integration with Snapchat, rolling out new sharing features that allow Reddit users to share posts directly to the Snapchat app.”

Tubefilter: MTV Launches ‘Teen Code’ Spin-Off Series On Snapchat With Eva Gutowski, Jordyn Jones, More

Tubefilter: MTV Launches ‘Teen Code’ Spin-Off Series On Snapchat With Eva Gutowski, Jordyn Jones, More. “On the new spin-off, dubbed Teen Code — which was announced in early 2018, but arrives today — an illustrious fleet of social influencers will share life advice, personal anecdotes, and fun facts about being a teenager, per MTV. The eight-episode series will feature appearances from Liza Koshy, Jay Versace, Eva Gutowski, Emma Chamberlain, Jordyn Jones, and more.”

CNET: Snap reportedly kept file on Facebook called ‘Project Voldemort’

CNET: Snap reportedly kept file on Facebook called ‘Project Voldemort’. “Facebook hasn’t been quiet about copying features made popular by Snapchat and adding them to Instagram and its other apps. Apparently Snap, the parent company of the messaging app, kept track of Facebook’s competitive moves in a dossier called ‘Project Voldemort.'”

New York Times: Snapchat’s Disappearing Act Leaves Venice Beach Searching for Its Future

New York Times: Snapchat’s Disappearing Act Leaves Venice Beach Searching for Its Future. “When the company behind the disappearing-messages app took over multiple properties on the beach as it expanded, starting in 2012, it also posted guards who would shoo away anyone who wasn’t an employee and who lingered too long near a Snapchat entrance. In an oceanfront community still defined by hippie eccentricity, that didn’t go over well.”

CNN: Snapchat creators earn serious money from making AR filters

CNN: Snapchat creators earn serious money from making AR filters. “[Ana] Casciello is part of a community of about 100 ‘official lens creators’ who make custom augmented reality lenses for Snapchat. Many creators find ways to earn tens of thousands of dollars creating sponsored AR lenses for brands, including Nike (NKE) and Fanta, and selling merchandise such as t-shirts.”