LACMA x Snapchat: Unveiling Monumental Perspectives
In celebration of the upcoming International Day for Monuments and Sites, we’re sharing the first wave of projects from our multi-year LACMA x Snapchat initiative, Monumental Perspectives. Artists and Snap Lens Creators have come together to create five new augmented reality monuments that explore history and representation for communities across Los Angeles.
Snapchat Creative Council Launches “Show Them Who WE A/RE” Campaign
We’re sharing Snapchat Creative Council's first winning augmented reality campaign called “Show Them Who WE A/RE” developed by team of creatives to inspire and encourage young Black women to see themselves in variety professional roles where they are often underrepresented. The project also includes a set of inspirational stickers and a microsite with resources empowering Snapchatters to pursue similar career paths.
Gen Z’s role in shaping the digital economy
Today, we’re releasing a report in partnership with Oxford Economics that looks at the role of Gen Z in driving the post-pandemic recovery and digital economy. It builds an evidence-based view of what the future looks like for young people across six markets - Australia, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States - and includes a mix of new field research, analysis of an extensive range of data sources and expert insights from entrepreneurs and policy experts.
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Bitmoji Wheelchair Representation for Inclusivity Project
Bitmoji’s mission has always been to create avatars that reflect and represent the diversity of our community. And in the first phase of our larger inclusivity effort, we’ll be introducing a selection of our most popular Bitmoji stickers in a test launch, featuring the avatar in a manual wheelchair for Snapchatters and Bitmoji users to choose from.
Snap Hosts First Virtual Investor Day
Today Snap Inc. hosted our first investor day, highlighting our product, business, community and opportunity for the future. The event underscored our mission to contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
Save the date for the Snap Partner Summit: May 20, 2021
On May 20, 2021, we’ll be streaming our Snap Partner Summit and would love for you to tune in to hear the latest about new products, features, and partnerships across our AR efforts, platforms for creators like Lens Studio and Spotlight, and platforms for developers like SnapKit, Minis, and Games.
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.