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NoFace Chillah
Many of you have noticed that in our latest iOS update, v5.0 Banquo, our mascot no longer has a facial expression. This isn’t because we forgot the face - it’s because you are the face of Snapchat.
We Stand Together
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sent the following memo to all Snap team members on Sunday, May 31. In it he condemns racism while advocating for creating more opportunity, and for living the American values of freedom, equality and justice for all.
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A new spin on painting with Damien Hirst
Today, we’re launching a new augmented reality experience created in close collaboration with renowned artist Damien Hirst. Inspired by his Spin paintings, this globally available Snapchat lens allows everyone to make their own spin paintings, right from home. Pour virtual paint as your canvas spins to make millions of possible creations.
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Contributing to COVID-19 Relief
Today, to further support the global COVID-19 relief efforts, we're launching a new augmented reality donation experience, using Snapchat Lenses to bring awareness to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization.
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Introducing App Stories
Today, we're launching a new developer product which brings one of Snapchat’s most popular features into other apps: App Stories. App Stories let developers easily add Stories to their app to help build a content ecosystem, drive engagement on their platform, and tap into one of the most-used cameras in the world.
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Safety First
As communities continue preparing for and responding to the public health crisis posed by COVID-19, we wanted to share an update on our efforts to prioritize the health and safety of our Snapchat community, our partners, our team, and the world we all share together.
Introducing Here for You
Here For You, which will roll out in the coming months, will show safety resources from local experts when Snapchatters search for certain topics, including those related to anxiety, depression, stress, grief, suicidal thoughts, and bullying.
Introducing Bitmoji Deluxe
Today, we’re announcing Bitmoji Deluxe — a new style that includes hundreds of new ways to customize your Bitmoji. You’ll find additional skin tones, hairstyles, hair colors, facial features, accessories and more! To make selecting your physical attributes easier — like picking the eyebrows and nose that look most like yours — we’ll now preview all of those options directly on your Bitmoji.
Introducing Cameos
From Lenses to Bitmoji and everywhere in between, we’re always working on fun new ways to express yourself in the moment. We’re launching another feature to help bring your conversations to life: Cameos!
Harmony Korine's Debut Short Film Shot on Spectacles 3 Explores Storytelling in 3D
Today, we unveiled Duck Duck by Harmony Korine, an experimental short film shot using Spectacles 3 to explore storytelling in 3D.