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 has added another seven million daily active users in the last three months, while losses narrowed, the photo sharing app has revealed in its latest results.
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.
Miranda Kerr has shown off her baby bump a day after revealing she is pregnant.
Miranda Kerr is expecting her second child with Snapchat co-founder and chief executive Evan Spiegel, a representative for the model has said.
Snapchat has admitted its age verification process cannot always stop children under the age of 13 from signing up to the app.
Augmented reality technology is being used to transform an empty store into a virtual Lego clothing shop that customers can explore on their smartphone using Snapchat.
The message, sent from an account with the username nobouri94, says the group is for men over the age of 18 only and is a place to “share, receive and enjoy the filthy girls of both Aberdeen universities with your fellow lads”.
Snapchat’s revenue has reached record levels but the company’s active user numbers remain “flat”, the firm’s latest financial results have revealed.
Snapchat has been accused of being “wholly irresponsible” for allowing accounts allegedly promoting explicit images of teenagers to be searchable on its app.