Snapchat wants to help “uplift its community” during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and racial injustice protests around the world, boss Evan Spiegel has said as the app launched a wave of new features.
Snapchat is to stop “promoting” US president Donald Trump account on its video messaging service.
The Prime Minister has been urged by the NSPCC to get on with regulation of social networks, as the number of online grooming crimes topped 10,000.
The coronavirus outbreak has made younger Britons anxious about its impact on their education, according to a survey by Snapchat.
Snapchat users around the world have been left unable to use the photo and video platform after a fault took the app offline.
Snapchat has turned the new £20 note into a piece of live artwork, using augmented reality to animate the paintings of JMW Turner which appear on the new note.
Snapchat is to offer users in-app resources designed to help with mental health or emotional issues when they search for certain topics.
Snapchat users are now able to star in their own animated TV shows alongside their friends, after the social platform announced a new feature called Bitmoji TV.
Snapchat is aiming to lure more users on to its photo-sharing app with a new filter that allows people to change the age of their appearance.
Snapchat users are now able to add content from Reddit onto their snap posts, marking a first for the discussion website.
Instagram has unveiled a new messaging app called Threads, which has striking similarities to Snapchat, as the Facebook-owned social media platform continues its attempts to appeal to younger internet users.
Boris Johnson has joined multimedia message platform Snapchat.
China has become a major player in global social media manipulation campaigns, researchers say, amid an overall increase in the number of countries sharing misinformation online.
Snapchat is introducing a 3D camera mode to its photo-sharing and messaging app as its newest interactive element.
Snapchat has unveiled the third generation of its camera-enabled Spectacles, which allow users to capture images and video to post to the social media site.
Kevin Hart, Serena Williams and Arnold Schwarzenegger have teamed up with Snapchat for a series of “creator shows”.
Nine out of 10 children think tech firms should be responsible for protecting them from violent, sexual and inappropriate online content, according to an NSPCC survey.
Another new video streaming service looks set to launch next year from the former boss of Walt Disney Studios, who wants to make high-quality short-form entertainment backed by Hollywood.
Channel 4 will launch a raft of content on social media platforms to attract a “new generation” of viewers.
A children’s charity has issued a warning about apps that allow users to be anonymous after the rapid rise of questions app Yolo.
Social media giants have pledged hundreds of thousands of pounds to the Samaritans charity in a bid to rid the internet of self-harm videos and other damaging material, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said.
Representatives from social media giants Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram have been summoned by the Government to meet the Samaritans over plans to rid the internet of self-harm videos and other content.
Snapchat is to allow gamers to use their Bitmoji in other games on other platforms.
A raft of proposed standards to keep internet companies in check over child safety have been published by the information watchdog.
Facebook and other social media companies may have to turn off the “like” function for British children under proposed guidelines to ensure their safety online.
A teenager took a screenshot of an intimate Snapchat from his girlfriend – and posted it in a group chat.
Snapchat’s “very different” approach to TV content will help it entice users to the platform but will not replace traditional television, a company executive has said.
Snapchat has announced a range of new features as part of a major revamp of the camera company’s services, including a gaming platform and new original TV shows.
Snapchat is to launch a gaming platform inside its social media app as it looks to compete with Apple’s App Store and other mobile gaming platforms.
Snapchat is expected to reveal a number of new user features around augmented reality (AR) and gaming at a rare live event on Thursday.