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Telemundo, Universal and TreasureHunt are launching a shootout game in time for the World Cup

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Just in time for the World Cup , Telemundo Deportes, Universal Brand Development and the startup TreasureHunt , have launched a shootout game for the Instant Games platform on Facebook and Messenger.
Telemundo Deportes is putting out the game in conjunction with its Spanish-language coverage of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
GOAL! SHOOTOUT lets players vie for the title of penalty kick all star so they can all bend it like the virtual Beckhams that they are.
“The World Cup provides us with the opportunity to tap into the passion of soccer and engage with our viewers in different, authentic...
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Snap Inc. introduces Snap Kit for 3rd party Snapchat integration

Snap Inc. introduces Snap Kit for 3rd party Snapchat integration

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Today, Snap Inc. introduced a new API called Snap Kit, which will allow 3rd parties to integrate Snapchat features into their apps. Snap Kit consists of four sub-Kits: Creative, Login, Bitmoji, and Story.
Now that Snap is allowing 3rd parties to access user data, privacy is of the utmost concern. Snap is addressing privacy by deactivating apps that are inactive for 90 days, as well as only providing the basic data: your username and Bitmoji. And when you choose to share your data, you are sharing only Your data, not your friends' data as well.
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Snapchat launches Snap Kit - its own privacy focused developer platform

2 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Snapchat is finally opening itself up a little more, allowing developers to integrate their apps with Snapchat's features. Snapchat had previously been hostile to third-party developers after the “snappening” and had offered no ways for developers to work within their platform, that's set to change as the firm begins to lose ground to Facebook's relentless onslaught....
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Snapchat's new Snap Kit app developer platform designed to safeguard user privacy

2 monthes ago   |   By Marketing Land

With the launch of its new app developer platform, Snapchat outlines data security measures aimed at putting users first.
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Snapchat lets third-party apps use its AR camera, Bitmoji and more

2 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Snap is bringing the walls of its closed gardens tumbling down, as it's opened up a rumored developer platform to let third-party creators use Snapchat features in other apps, and bring their own tools to Snapchat. Off the bat, that means you'll star...
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Snap launches a developer platform to bring Snapchat's camera and Bitmoji to other apps

Snap launches a developer platform to bring Snapchat's camera and Bitmoji to other apps

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Starting today, developers will be able to put a little Snap in their apps. The maker of Snapchat has introduced Snap Kit, a full-fledged developer kit that allows app makers to bring core features of Snapchat to their apps. If successful, the platform could help Snap resume growing again by introducing features like Bitmoji and augmented reality lenses to a wider audience. But first, it will have to convince developers that they can benefit from integrating into their apps, while protecting the privacy of the users who are trusting them with their data.
Developers can now integrate with...
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Snap Kit Will Let Other Apps Use Snapchat's Features, But Not Your Data

2 monthes ago   |   By Wired

With the release of its new Snap Kit developer platform, Snap promises it will keep your data safe from prying third-party apps.
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Snapchat launches privacy-safe Snap Kit, the un-Facebook platform

Snapchat launches privacy-safe Snap Kit, the un-Facebook platform

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Today Snapchat finally gets a true developer platform, confirming TechCrunch's scoop from last month about Snap Kit. This set of APIs lets other apps piggyback on Snap's login for signup, build Bitmoji avatars into their keyboards, display public Our Stories and Snap Map content, and generate branded stickers with referral links users can share back inside Snapchat. Snap Kit's big selling point is privacy - a differentiator from Facebook. It doesn't even let you share your social graph with apps to prevent a Cambridge Analytica-style scandal.
Launch partners include Tinder bringing...
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Amazon is ending its 20 percent Prime discount on video game preorders

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Apple will reportedly release a redesigned MacBook Air and new Mac Mini...

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