The additions come after Instagram released its anticipated "Type Mode", which gave users new fonts to play with.
The equation is nearly too simple: If Snapchat can make it easier for people to use its app, more people will use it.
When Snapreported Q3 results in November, it missed analystrevenue estimates widely, and didn't provide guidance for the fourth quarter. That was a marked improvement to what analysts had previously predicted-revenue around $252.9 million and a loss of 16 cents per share.
In addition, quarterly revenue of $253 million would bring its full-year revenue to $793 million.
Revenue's rose tremendously from $165 million a year ago to $285 million this quarter. Not only that, the more competition for Snapchat's inventory, the more bigger brands may need to spend to reach a wide swath of people, since smaller brands are typically willing to pay more per ad to reach a smaller but more specific audience (provided Snapchat continues to prove it has enough users and ad-targeting chops for brands to reach those small, specific audience segments). The figure surpassed analyst's expectations of 184.2 million users. The IPO valued the company at approximately $24 billion, making it the largest valuation for a USA tech company IPO since Facebook in 2012.
Weather: Snow continues into Wednesday
Sunday night , the low will be around 16 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. Breezy, with a light west-northwest wind becoming west 11 to 16 miles per hour in the morning.
But while Snapchat may still be the go-to place for teens and college students to share photos and short videos with friends, the problem for Snap is that it's hard to monetize that content. The growth rate (5.05%) was the highest it has been since the third quarter of 2016, when it was 7%.
This suggests that the redesign of Snapchat that was unveiled in November by Snap CEO Evan Spiegel is having the desired effect on investors. Then it showed off that redesign to the media later that month. The Discover feature is important because it's where big media players display their content.
"For the first time, revenue in Q4 from advertisers outside of Ad Age's Top 100 exceeded revenue from the Top 100 Advertisers", Imran Khan, Snap's chief strategy officer, said during the conference call. He said that in the context, monetization was "decent", and the progress seems to be mostly coming from momentum among advertisers engaging with the Snap ad auction platform. While it was critical to build our team to keep pace with the growth of our business, it's become clear that we can now unlock substantially more productivity simply by changing the way that we work and by continuing to build an inclusive and creative culture. For instance, Snaprevealed that in a test market the number of DAUs using the Discover feed to watch Publisher Stories saw a 40 percent growth with the new design compared to the app's old design. Daily users were up 18% from the year-ago period, to 178 million, adding 8.9 million new users in the quarter, almost double the estimate and reversing a trend of slowing growth.
In some much-needed good news for Snap, the messaging giant said it added more users than expected during the fourth quarter of 2017. Today is its chance to show that it's at least making progress on fixing those issues. Snap is the 10th most popular stock among Baby Boomers, according to Stockpile.
Yakira Capital Management Inc bought 132,600 shares as the company's stock declined 2.44% while stock markets rallied. San Francisco Sentry Invest Gp (Ca) reported 0% stake. (NASDAQ:NTAP) rating on Thursday, November 17.
She told the newspaper she cried in a restroom stall for 10 minutes after feeling that she had no choice but to flush Pebbles. According to the Herald's report, further delays on her trip home were not advisable because of a medical problem.
When many athletes and officials woke up Wednesday, the temperature at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium was minus 3 Fahrenheit. Competition for the 2018 Games started on Thursday, February 8 - with competitions in curling and ski jumping.
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Dhawan and Kohli then came together, and piled on the runs, nearly continuing from where they had left off in the previous match. Its been a wonderful exhibition of wrist spin by these two and they have not given any comforts to the South African batsman.
The search engine leader has, time and again, misused its dominant presence to promote its own services and products. The Indian competition regulator has given 60 days to Google to deposit the fine.
Senate near two-year budget deal with higher defense spending
A lack of support from House Democrats could imperil an agreement to avoid the second partial government shutdown in a month. While leaders carve out a deal , President Trump [VIDEO ] has threatened a #government shutdown if a deal cannot be reached.
Dow Jones stock index hit by record falls
Technology shares fell 1.4 percent, with Apple down 2.1 per cent, while energy dropped 1.7 per cent as oil prices slumped. Additionally, a stronger-than-expected report on wages Friday sparked worries about a return of inflation to the US .
Spice Girls - All 5 of Them - to Tour, as TMZ Says?
The designer is pictured attending a dinner in her honor organized by Vogue on January 18, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. Olly shared a collage showing him cuddling up to Emma Bunton , Melanie Chisholm and Victoria Beckham .
Charges in QEW road rage death
On Sunday, the OPP confirmed that Nicole Turcotte succumbed to her injuries at a Toronto trauma centre. Schmidt said tips from the public helped identify the vehicle and its driver.
IShares US Energy (IYE) Declines 0.11% for Feb 8
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Rafael Nadal to pay at Queens's club
Nadal is not scheduled to play again until the Mexican Open in Acapulco in the last week of February. Other wildcards have already gone to Felix Auger-Aliassime, Thiemo de Bakker and Tallon Griekspoor.
SpaceX sends red Tesla sports car hurtling toward Mars
In test missions, a test payload is used to help determine how the rocket will behave when carrying an object like a satellite. According to the company , it will cost just $90 million per launch, a fraction of the price of similar heavy-lift rockets.
Last Photo from Space Sent by Tesla Roadster
Musk's original "midnight cherry" Tesla Roadster was mounted on the nose of the rocket with a dummy named STARMAN sitting inside. Though there have been a series of setbacks and delays, both companies say the first flights with humans could be this year.