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Club Unity Summit: Supporting Students Mental Health
On Saturday, October 16th, Snap and Active Minds hosted the first-ever Club Unity Summit, a virtual mental health and wellbeing workshop for college students from across the United States. For the keynote event, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy joined Snap CEO Evan Spiegel for a conversation on the ways young people can support one another in their mental health journey.
Meet Club Unity: We are here for you.
In celebration of World Mental Health Awareness Day, Snap is launching Club Unity, a new board of young leaders that unites today’s leading actors, dancers, singers, and athletes to support Gen Z voices; empowering them to address the generation’s most critical topics.
Challenge Accepted: Announcing A New Way to Win Money on Spotlight
Announcing Spotlight Challenges, a new way for creators to get rewarded. Spotlight Challenges will offer Snapchatters the chance to win cash prizes for creating top-performing Spotlight Snaps using specific Lenses, Sounds, or #Topics.
Inspiring the Next Generation of Local Leaders through Snapchat
Our new Run for Office Mini is designed to help Snapchatters engage with democracy in an easy, native-to-mobile way.
Say It With Your Hands: New AR Lenses for Week of the Deaf
Snap is honoring International Week of the Deaf by launching a suite of creative tools, including custom Stickers and three Augmented Reality enabled Lenses that encourage Snapchatters to fingerspell.
That's a Wrap: The Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped in Snap’s AR
Today, in partnership with Sotheby’s, we launched ‘The Final Christo: Original Works for The Arc de Triomphe’ Lens to make it fun and easy to experience Christo’s show-stopping installation -- no matter where you are.
Introducing A New Way to Say “Happy Birthday” on Snapchat
Birthdays are special, but they're even more special when shared with those who are near and dear to you. Today we launched the Birthdays Mini to make it fun and easy to remember and celebrate your Snapchat friends’ birthdays! You can enjoy personal greetings and birthday messages from your friends — all inside of Snapchat.
3D Bitmoji in Profiles
Bitmoji is giving Snap Profiles a new look and a new dimension – with 3D Bitmoji in Profiles. Now, Snapchatters can express themselves in even more unique ways, with over 1,200 combinations of body poses, facial expressions, gestures and backgrounds to choose from.
Snap Map launches My Places: a new way to find personalised recommendations from friends and the global Snapchat community
Today, we’re introducing a new way for Snapchatters to explore the world with Snap Map.
Snap's Music Library Expands With Universal Music Group
Today, we’re excited to announce a new deal with Universal Music Group to include their artists’ music into Snap’s library and be featured in Sounds, Lenses and more to make sharing a moment even more fun.