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Snapchat Among Backers Of Indian Social Media Platform In $502M Funding Round

Snapchat parent company Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP) and Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) participated in a $502 million funding round for Indian content sharing platform ShareChat, the latter said in a statement Thursday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 8th, 2021

Twitter leads $100M round in top Indian regional social media platform ShareChat

Is there room for another social media platform? ShareChat, a five-year-old social network in India that serves tens of million of people in regional languages, just answered that question with .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Reddit valued at $6 billion after new funding round

Reddit Inc. doubled its valuation to $6 billion in a new round of funding that comes as the social-media company has added users through the COVID-19 pandemic and more recently has gained attention for its role in the recent Wall Street trading frenzy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2021

Indian HR Firm DarwinBox Raises $15m for Southeast Asia Scale

Human resources tech startup DarwinBox has raised a $15 million Series C funding round, as it aims to scale its platform deeper into the sou.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringJan 19th, 2021

Forget Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter: TikTok Is The Breakout COVID-19 Social Media Platform

Social media has been one of only a handfu.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 24th, 2020

Facebook"s Instagram launches Snapchat-like "Threads" app

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was launching a separate camera-first messaging app, "Threads", for its photo-sharing platform Instagram, stepping up the company's social media war with smaller rival Snapchat......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2019

EdTech Startup AttainU Receives Angel Funding from Heavyweight Investors

Bangalore-based AttainU, an online platform offering live tuition courses, has won an angel investment funding round led by several of India’s leading tech lights. The backers i.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringSep 16th, 2019

Snapchat is gen Z's fave social app but not the one they use the most

Gen Z considers Snapchat its favorite social media platform, but i.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 9th, 2019

Pinterest Prices IPO At Discount To Latest Valuation Round

Image sharing social media platform Pinterest confirmed in a regulatory filing early Monday that it is seeking to sell 75 million shares of the company at $15 to $17 each as part of its initial public read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 8th, 2019

UPshow lands $6 million to bring social media to restaurant TVs

Chicago startup UPshow is turning TVs inside restaurants and bars into social media engagement tools, and it just raised a new round of funding to bring its product to more venues. UPshow announced Thursday that it has raised $6 million in a Series A rou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Inc. magazine puts spotlight on Birmingham startup

Fresh off a $1 million funding round, Jim Cavale's sports social media management company INFLCR is drawing more national attention. Inc. magazine recently did a feature on Cavale's funding round – specifically the decision to wait until buildin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Snapchat renews Viacom"s "Cribs," adds "Promposal"

Snapchat will renew Viacom’s “Cribs” and debut “Promposal” on the social media platform. Los Angeles-based Snap (NYSE: SNAP) entered into a global deal with Viacom on Tuesday that includes developing and producing new Snapchat Shows and O.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2018

Nashville firm raises $5.4 million, set to hire 100 this year

A Nashville-based social media marketing firm has completed a $5.4 million round of funding to spur growth — including plans to add 100 employees to its workforce. JumpCrew, which specializes in client acquisition and sales using digital media, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2018

Snap roundup: Snapchat APIs, AR top of mind this week

Venice, California-based Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) is in the news so often, here at L.A. Biz we call stories about the social-media platform “daily Snaps.” Here’s what the company has been up to recently: Get ready to start seeing Snapchat stories, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2018

Snap roundup: Snapchat may add games… Spectacles intro new video formats

Venice, California-based Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) is in the news so often, here at L.A. Biz we call stories about the social-media platform “daily Snaps.” Here’s what the company has been up to recently: Snap Inc. is reportedly working on a gami.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

A New Snapchat Initiative Will Help Journalists Find and Verify Breaking News

The social media platform is partnering with four news data organizations. Snapchat is launching a new partnership with news data organiza.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 17th, 2018

Snap roundup: Snapchat goes down… CEO Evan Spiegel speaks out

Venice, California-based Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) is in the news so often, here at L.A. Biz we call stories about the social-media platform “daily Snaps.” Here’s what the company has been up to recently: Building on a relationship that starte.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Snap roundup: Snapchat partners with Amazon amid slashed ad sales forecast

Venice, California-based Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) is in the news so often, here at L.A. Biz we call stories about the social-media platform “daily Snaps.” Here’s what the company has been up to recently: Just in time for the holiday ad-buyin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Snap roundup: Execs move on as Snapchat maker faces DOJ, SEC probe

Venice, California-based Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) is in the news so often, here at L.A. Biz we call stories about the social-media platform “daily Snaps.” Here’s what the company has been up to recently: Snap Inc. shares took another hit on .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

Cramer"s lightning round: Twitter is one of the few social media stocks working here

Jim Cramer races through his responses to callers' stock questions, including one on social media platform Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyJan 16th, 2019

Snap Stems the Flood of Users Leaving Its App

The social media company, which makes the Snapchat ephemeral messaging app, said on Tuesday that the flood of users who were leaving its platform had subsided......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytFeb 5th, 2019