Snapchat Joins The Battle To End Fake News - Social Barrel (blog)

Formerly Snapchat, Snap Inc will be stricter on its Discover content. According to the New York Times report, the company provided its guidelines to require publishers to check their content before publishing it on Discover section. The guidelines will ...

Snapchat Is Now Selling Ads Against Nielsen's TV-Like Ratings System - Adweek

Snapchat may or may not become mobile television for younger generations. But the app's parent, Snap Inc., which appears to be on the cusp of an IPO, wants TV advertisers to think about it that way and spend their money accordingly. Today, the Venice ...

Snapchat lays down rules on sex and fake news - The Times (subscription)

Snapchat has published new rules cracking down on fake news, clickbait and gratuitous sexual content. The app has sometimes been characterised as a sexting tool for teenagers, but the parent company, Snap, is keen to project a squeaky clean image ...

You can now search for friends in Snapchat's iOS app - MobileSyrup.com

Snapchat's new redesign is now available on iOS. The update (version 10.0.0) introduces a search bar that makes it easier to find people and groups to follow. Here, the app displays recently added friends from your contact list that can be added to ...

Snapchat joins battle to quash fake news - PR Daily (registration)

The visual social media app is preparing for its initial public offering by proving to potential investors that it's serious about policing its content—and that it can appeal to more than just millennial users. On Monday, Snapchat updated its ...

Like Rival 'Facebook', Snapchat Fights Against 'Fake News' And Click Bait - TCC

Snap Inc has decided to fight against 'Fake News' and Click bait, a problem all social media platforms have faced these past few months, including the company's biggest rival, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Snapchat has also managed to become a source of ...

Snapchat adds search as the photo app undergoes a big redesign - the Irish News

Snapchat users were waking up to a new look in the app today thanks to a much-mooted update that introduces a search bar to the photo and video messaging service for the first time. iOS and Android users will now be able to jump into a search from any ...

Snapchat are moving to ban 'explicit content' - Her.ie

How do you use Snapchat? If all you do is send your friends updates on the varying levels of hungover you're feeling right now, then this probably won't affect you. However, if you're one of the 100 million regular users of the Discover feed then big ...

Snapchat, one of the fastest growing social media in Netherlands, starts fighting "fake news" - NL Times

Snapchat recently announced that it putting stricter measures in place against misleading or incorrect news articles on Snapchat Discover, the app's news section. This is good news for the nearly 1.9 million Dutch who have Snapchat - one of the fastest ...

How a concerned mother's lawsuit helped get Snapchat to crack down on media companies - Los Angeles Times

Last year, a mother in a lawsuit accused Snapchat of being too sexy for minors. On Monday, Snapchat announced changes that implied the argument held merit. The Daily Mail, BuzzFeed, Cosmopolitan and the few other media companies allowed to post ...

Snapchat updates guidelines to reduce fake news - India Live Today

New York, Jan 24 : In its bid to reduce fake news and clickbait, the photo and video sharing app Snapchat which is growing up as a place for news has updated its guidelines for publishers, media reports said. Clickbait describes web content that aims ...

Snapchat Is Trying to Get Publishers to Cut Back on Racy and Misleading Content - Adweek

Snapchat Discover is one of today's hottest sources of news, but it's possibly … too hot? With an expected IPO just months away, Snapchat wants to start cleaning up Discover's often racy content—created by a select group of publishers including Daily ...

Snapchat Cracks Down on Objectionable News Stories - PC Magazine

Snapchat's news section, called "Discover," often resembles the magazine rack at the checkout line in your local supermarket. This afternoon, for example, its top stories have headlines like "9 Epic Stage Falls You Need to See to Believe" (from People ...

Snapchat Discover Says No To Clickbait, Fake News, Sexually Explicit Content - CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Snapchat is cleaning up its act. According to new guidelines, racy, violent or misleading photos, fake news and clickbait should soon vanish from Snapchat's Discover section . Monday, the image messaging, multimedia app will ...

Snapchat cracks down on fake news and clickbait - CNET

Snapchat updated its editorial guidelines. Screenshot by Richard Nieva/CNET. Snapchat is growing up as a place for news. Snap, the parent company for the popular social network, said Monday it updated its guidelines for publishers, cracking down on ...

Snapchat New Layout, Search Bar Come to iOS - SocialTimes

The new layout and search bar that Snapchat introduced for Android earlier this month has now been extended to iOS, as well. By David Cohen. |. January 23, 2017. Share. By David Cohen. |. January 23, 2017. Share. The new layout and search bar that ...

Snapchat Updates Guidelines for Discover Publishers to Thwart Fake News, Clickbait - SocialTimes

Katie Benner of The New York Times reported that Snapchat updates its guidelines for publishers in its Discover section, advising them to avoid posting photos or images with no news or editorial value, as well as reports on or links to outside websites ...

Here's How Snapchat Is Cracking Down on Fake News - Fortune

The social media platform on Monday edited the guidelines for its news service, Discover. The company is explicitly restricting publishers from posting "questionable" pictures that have no editorial or news value, the New York Times reports. It also ...

Snapchat is cracking down on racy and misleading content as it prepares to IPO - Business Insider

Snapchat will start cracking down on overtly sexual and misleading stories in its Discover section, a company spokesperson told Business Insider on Monday. Publishers who participate in Snapchat Discover will be required to not show "sensitive content, ...

Snapchat Discover Takes a Hard Line on Misleading and Explicit Images - New York Times

A screen grab from Snapchat's news service, Discover, where users can access content from media outlets like Mashable, CNN and Cosmopolitan. SAN FRANCISCO — On Snapchat last week, MTV published an article with the headline “Is this the thirstiest ...