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Spread Kindness on Spotlight with Kim Kardashian West and Kris Jenner
At Snap, we are committed to building products and fostering a community reflective of our values. Starting today, Snapchatters can join Kim Kardashian West and Kris Jenner in submitting Snaps of their acts of kindness to Spotlight
The ARtist Series: Leighton McDonald
This year, Leighton McDonald was recognized at our first ever Lens Fest Awards for his outstanding work using AR as a powerful force for representation with Blacksoul Gallery.
Recognizing Outstanding Ingenuity: Meet the Creators From Our First Ever Lens Fest Awards
At this year’s Lens Fest, we added something entirely new to reward our AR creator community: The Lens Fest Awards.
Lens Fest 2021: Celebrating the Snap AR Community
This morning we kicked off Lens Fest, the annual celebration of our global AR community. We welcome everyone to join us virtually for sessions over the coming days.
Introducing 523
Today, we're excited to announce 523 – our first content accelerator programme.
ARound The World on Snapchat
This week, Snap worked with partners all over the world to push the technical boundaries of augmented reality and create experiences that bring cultural events and social issues to life for millions of Snapchatters. From light shows in Amsterdam, raising awareness of global warming and climate change in partnership with The Design Museum in London, and even driving action to protect the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
Alex Israel x Snapchat Exhibit Opens at Art Basel Miami Beach
The Bass opened its doors to Alex Israel x Snapchat, an exhibition that uses Snap’s augmented reality technology to bring Alex Israel’s iconic Self-Portraits to life.
Get lost in Layers, now on Snap Map
Today, we're making Snap Map even more personalised with Layers, a new feature that brings special experiences right into the platform – and we're debuting with two original Layers: Memories and Explore.
New Disney PhotoPass Augmented Reality Lenses Debut at Walt Disney World Resort
This year, we've been working closely with Disney PhotoPass Service to bring special AR lenses to the My Disney Experience app using Camera Kit.
Food Scan is inspiring the next generation of cooks, and it’s as easy as pie
We introduced Scan to help Snapchatters discover and understand the world around them in the fastest way possible: with our Camera.