Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue comes to life in AR/VR

Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue comes to life in AR/VR

Sports Illustrated is supporting the publication of its popular annual swimsuit issue with a promotion that includes a Snapchat World Lens, an augmented reality (AR) feature that overlays digital images on a real background seen through a smartphone’s rear-facing camera. The Lens experience invites readers to experience the life of a swimsuit model and put […]

Moët & Chandon uncorks Valentine’s Day Snapchat game

Moët & Chandon uncorks Valentine’s Day Snapchat game

Moët & Chandon, the champagne brand owned by LVMH, returns to Snapchat for a mobile campaign scheduled to run from Valentine’s Day through Mother’s Day, according to AdExchanger. The “Love Unconventional” effort seeks to engage users with a mobile game that was first introduced for a holiday promotion leading up to New Year’s Eve. The […]

Snapchat Stories are coming to the web

Snapchat Stories are coming to the web

Snap calls itself a camera company, and now it’s taking a big step towards the proliferation of content beyond the confines of Snapchat. As rumoured, the company will allow iOS and Android users to share select stories outside of the app (the same way you’d share a mobile web link or tweet). At launch, the […]

ESPN provide ‘Sports in a Snap’ with Snapchat partnership

ESPN provide ‘Sports in a Snap’ with Snapchat partnership

Sports television channel ESPN is reimagining its flagship “SportsCenter” news show for Snapchat, the mobile app known for its disappearing photo and video messaging. “SportsCenter” on Snapchat launched November 13 as three- to five-minute shows with the DNA of the original franchise, but an attitude targeting the social media platform’s primarily under-25 users. “This is […]

The New York Times Announces Upcoming Launch on Snapchat Discover

The New York Times Announces Upcoming Launch on Snapchat Discover

The New York Times announced that it will launch on Snap Inc.’s Snapchat Discover platform. The Times will create a daily Edition for Snapchatters in the U.S. and Canada based on its popular Morning Briefing, which is designed to help readers prepare for their day, and will be published Monday-Friday. Kinsey Wilson, executive vice president, […]

The Economist Brings Journalism and Global Perspective To The Snapchat Discover Platform

[KGVID]http://lovelymobile.news/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/The-Economist-video.mp4[/KGVID] The Economist, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, today announced that it will bring its mind-stretching journalism and global perspective to Snapchat users in the US,Canada, Britain and Australia through the Snapchat Discover platform. Each weekend The Economist will publish an edition on Snapchat Discover that examines one theme […]

MTV uses Twitter to gauge how well it’s doing on Snapchat

MTV uses Twitter to gauge how well it’s doing on Snapchat

Publishers are out to crack the code on how effective their Snapchat photos and videos are, and some are leaning on Twitter for insights. At a panel organised by Northside Festival this week, MTV execs talked about how the publisher is programming short-form content for the mobile app geared toward millennials. MTV is one of […]

Snapchat Discover gets a reader-friendly makeover, giving users the chance to subscribe to channels

Snapchat Discover gets a reader-friendly makeover, giving users the chance to subscribe to channels

Snapchat has revealed a fresh look for its Discover and Stories section, in a bid to boost its audience and keep publishers using the platform happy. Active media owners on the platform, which include the likes of Daily Mail, Mashable and BuzzFeed, will now see their content distributed in a more magazine-like style, which places […]