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Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Source: Snap's VP of Sales Jeff Lucas has left the company after joining less than two years ago   —  Jeff Lucas, Snap Inc.'s VP of Sales, has left the company, Cheddar has learned.  —  His departure comes after working for less than two years at Snap.  Before that he served as ad sales chief at Viacom.
Feb 12, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Leaked Snap memo to staff threatens them with termination, financial liability, and even jail time if they leak confidential information about the company   —  Snap Inc. has a simple message to its employees: leak information, and you could be sued or even jailed.
Jan 19, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Snap laid off about 24 people across 8 teams, mostly in the content unit that curates users' videos; some staff were asked to relocate to Los Angeles   —  Snapchat parent Snap Inc. laid off roughly two dozen people across 8 different teams on Thursday, people familiar with the matter told Cheddar.
Jan 18, 2018, 5:11 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Facebook plans to unveil Portal, an Echo Show-like video chat device with a screen and camera, at F8 in May and ship it in second half of 2018 for $499   —  Facebook is about to jump into the consumer hardware business in a big way with a video chat device named “Portal,” …
Jan 9, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Source: Snap is developing a “Stories Everywhere” product, led by former Storyful CEO, to make Stories available outside Snapchat, possibly through a web player   —  Snapchat is developing a new product called “Stories Everywhere” with a goal of making Snapchat Stories available outside …
Dec 27, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Source: Snapchat redesign coming Dec. 4, app will still open to camera, all friend-based comms move to left, all crowdsourced, partner, celeb stories to right   —  - Snapchat's biggest redesign ever is planned to debut on December 4, Business Insider has learned.
Nov 8, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Snap reports Q3 revenue of $207.9M, up 62% YoY, vs. $235.5M est., as DAUs grew 17% YoY or 3% QoQ to 178M   —  Snap CEO Evan Spiegel.  —  Snap Inc. will report its third-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday.  —  The primary question for investors is whether the young public company …
Nov 7, 2017, 4:27 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook says 10% or ~207M accounts are estimated to be duplicates, up from 6% and fake accounts total ~60M, up to 2-3% from 1%, as detection methods improve   —  - Facebook quietly increased its number of estimated duplicate accounts from 6% to 10%.  — Estimated fake accounts were raised to 2-3% from 1%.
Nov 1, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Twitter publishes stricter non-consensual nudity rules, says it will launch stricter enforcement on violent groups and hate symbols late November   —  Twitter said Friday that it would start imposing stricter rules on banning revenge porn and other tweets featuring non-consensual nudity.
Oct 27, 2017, 2:47 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Source: Snap's internal data showed most Spectacles customers stopped wearing the glasses after 4 weeks   —  - Despite the initial hype, Snap's Spectacles are a commercial flop.  — The company has sold only 150,000 pairs to date, and less than half of Spectacles owners kept using the glasses after the first month.
Oct 24, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context

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