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Introducing Friend Check Up
Today, on Safer Internet Day, we’re going a step further by announcing a new feature, “Friend Check Up,” that will prompt Snapchatters to review their Friend lists and make sure it’s made up of people they still want to be connected to. This simple tooltip will be served to Snapchatters as a notification in their profile. Friend Check Up will start rolling out globally for Android devices in the coming weeks, and for iOS devices in the coming months.
Snap Celebrates Black History Month
As we kick off Black History Month, we’re releasing new features and tools to celebrate the vibrant culture and history of the Black community. Honoring the theme of Black Excellence, a series of celebratory Lenses, Bitmoji Stickers and Creative Tools are available highlighting the creativity of Black artists and Lens creators as well as our larger community.
Ryan Reynolds Stars In New Snap Original Series "Ryan Doesn't Know"
Today, Snap, alongside Westbrook Media, announced a new Snap Original series, Ryan Doesn’t Know, hosted by actor, producer, and entrepreneur, Ryan Reynolds! Available exclusively on Snapchat, the new series is set to launch this Saturday, January 30 with 12 episodes airing every other day through February 21.
Global Privacy Day: Helping Snapchatters Learn about Online Safety
We believe we have a responsibility to help our community learn about how to protect their privacy and wellbeing when using our products. In 2021, we will be launching a more expansive digital literacy campaign for Snapchatters.
Snap Games
Snap Games
Travel the globe, team up with friends, and let your imagination run free with Bitmoji Paint
Today, we announced Bitmoji Paint, a new game inside of Snapchat where millions of players can come together simultaneously to contribute to one massive collage. Built by Snap Games Studio, Bitmoji Paint introduces a whole new genre of game inside of Snapchat. Snapchatters’ Bitmojis can travel the globe, team up with friends and let their imagination run free on one shared canvas.
Lens Fest
Snap Wraps on its Global AR Creator Celebration, Lens Fest
Lens Fest began as a close gathering of passionate Lens Creators in 2018, and expanded to a larger group of more than 100 Lens Creators in 2019. This year, we opened the festival to everyone through a virtual event in order to include AR creators and developers from around the world!
Will Smith's Hit Snap Original Series "Will From Home" to Return For Season 2
Today, we announced Will Smith’s wildly popular Snap Original series Will From Home is returning for season two! Available exclusively on Snapchat, season 2 will be a special 10-episode holiday edition, set to launch Monday, December 14, 2020 with new episodes airing daily.
Introducing LACMA x Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives
Today, we announced a new project we’re working on with The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) called Monumental Perspectives.
Hero
Your Bitmoji Can Now Rep Classic Denim Styles from Levi’s®
This year, Bitmoji has teamed up with iconic fashion brands like Ralph Lauren and Jordan Brand, so anyone can bring their own personal style to their Bitmoji avatar. Bitmoji’s latest collaboration is with renowned jeanswear brand Levi’s®, so now, you can wear your favorite denim pieces that feel true to you.
Introducing Spotlight on Snapchat
Today we’re introducing Spotlight to shine a light on the most entertaining Snaps created by the Snapchat community.