ESPN brings SportsCenter show to Snapchat

US sports broadcaster ESPN launched its flagship SportsCenter programme on messaging app Snapchat on Monday, reimagining the show that provides sports highlights and commentary into a short-form series. The new show deepens the relationship between ESPN parent Walt Disney and Snapchat parent Snap. The sports network, which has made Snapchat content since 2015, is trying… Continue reading ESPN brings SportsCenter show to Snapchat

Facebook kills Snapchat-like app it released last year for users under 21

Facebook has shut down its standalone social networking app Lifestage that it released a year ago for high schoolers, media reports said. Not many people know about this Snapchat-like app as only users aged 21 or younger could sign up for it. According to a report in the Business Insider on Tuesday, Lifestage was intended… Continue reading Facebook kills Snapchat-like app it released last year for users under 21

Snapchat inspired Whatsapp ‘Status’ feature rolling out now

Update:┬áStarting Friday, iPhone, Android and Windows users can send photos, videos and GIFs through Status to share special moments throughout their day with friends and family. WhatsApp, a widely popular cross-platform instant messaging (IM) app, is about to turn eight. And, before hitting the eighth successful year towards making conversations more personalised, the Facebook-owned app… Continue reading Snapchat inspired Whatsapp ‘Status’ feature rolling out now