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Time Warner will spend $100M on Snapchat original shows and ads

Time Warner and Snap Inc. have announced a new deal that will bring increased ad spending and the development of new made-for-Snapchat shows. People familiar with the deal tell TechCrunch that it is valued at about $100 million spent over the next two years. The newly created shows will span a variety of genres, including scripted drama, daily news shows, documentaries and comedy. The shows will be similar to those already released by other networks on Snapchat, and run 3-5 minutes in a vertical format.Right now there is about one…

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Crunch Report | Rumors: Amazons New Echo Device

U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly investigating Ubers controversial Greyball program Facebook shutters Oculus Story Studio original VR content division Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted & Filmed by: Tito HamzeEdited by:Chris GatesTeleprompter:Tito Hamze Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and Ill wear it in an episode. Im not going to mention the company on the shirt in the…

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Snapchat will no longer show a white border around old Memories

Snapchat will rapidgrowth of Instagram Stories. So this change should help increase the amount of old Memories that users decide to send to friends and post to their story, since they no longer have to worry about it looking ugly or uncool.While shared Memories will still have a small note at the top saying how old the image is, its much less intrusive than the border. Notably, this doesnt change how Snapchat handles photos shared from the camera roll. see itself as a camera company, and wants to be the…

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