Snapchat launches feature for remembering birthdays

Snapchat has launched a new feature to make it fun and easy to remember and celebrate your Snapchat friends' birthdays! The Birthdays Mini pulls together a list of all your friends who have allowed their birthday to be seen on Snapchat (instructions on how below), so you can see all the upcoming and recent birthdays,…

World data suggests TikTok is most popular social app, claims study

TikTok may have the crown as the most downloaded social media app globally during the pandemic, but new research by comparethemarket.com reveals that Facebook is still Brits’ favourite platform – and that only one in 10 (11%) favour the video-based app. Following data revealing the top eight downloaded apps over the pandemic, comparethemarket.com polled UK social media…

ShinyShiny tech round up: Snapchat campaigns to boost Covid-19 jab take-up

Snapchat, YouTube, TikTok and Reddit are involved in a new campaign encouraging more young people to get their coronavirus jab. The social networks have teamed up with the government as it pushes ahead with the final stage of the vaccine rollout. New data shows that one million vaccine appointments were booked in the two days…

How To Create A Path Towards The Future In Business

In business, you must be well aware of the new technology sweeping across the planet that could benefit your own business. If you are interested in being in the modern world, then you will probably want to learn a little more about QR codes. They have been around for sometime and they were made popular…

Cooking game Ready Chef Go! added to Snap Games

Snap Inc. and Mojiworks, a developer of bespoke games for global social platforms has unveiled Ready Chef Go!, a cooking game available exclusively on Snap's real-time multiplayer gaming platform, Snap Games. In Ready Chef Go!, friends can play together to out-cook other teams of Snapchatters in quick rounds of up to 60 seconds, adding upgrades and ad-driven…

Parents slam video sharing sites for inappropriate content

Half of parents in the UK have criticised video sharing platforms, including Snapchat and Youtube, for failing to prevent children from accessing distressing, violent or adult-only content.  A survey of 1,500 UK parents, conducted by AgeChecked, found that 58% of parents believe that video sharing sites and apps aren’t doing enough to keep young people safe.…

Snapchat users can now purchase ‘replays’ of disappearing images and video

Snapchat users can now purchase “replays” of disappearing content, including photo and video snaps they receive on the app, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. Representing the first time users can spend money in the app, the replays will cost users 99 cents for three. Snapchat will continue to give one free…

5 Alternatives to Snapchat: Qik, Slingshot, Yovo

If something about the little ghost really gets on your nerves, or you’re not keen on the people you’ve been following and want a fresh start, then it might be time to try some of the instant messaging app alternatives that are hot on the heels of Snapchat. We’ve collected together five that are worth trying.