Snapchat aims to spread reach to other apps

Features for synching with other apps is most aggressive move yet to capitalise on Facebook’s problemsSnapchat users will be able to use their account on the messaging service to log in to other apps, export their bitmoji and post information from elsewhere direct in the Snapchat app, as the company makes its most aggressive attempt yet to capitalise on Facebook’s woes.The new features, collectively called “Snap Kit”, offer a set of tools that developers can incorporate into their own apps. The Creative Kit feature is about getting content into Snapchat: similar to an earlier integration with Uber, it lets apps create personalised filters, stickers and lenses that users can share on Snapchat. Food delivery service Postmates, for instance, will let users throw an ETA for their food onto a picture – to let their friends know to hurry up. Continue reading...

Snapchat aims to spread reach to other apps

Snapchat messaging service on Thursday set out to spread its reach, and panache, to other smartphone apps with a software kit that promised to share little data about users.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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

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 ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from The Verge

Snap Kit Will Let Other Apps Use Snapchat's Features, But Not Your Data

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

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Wired Tech

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