Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers 9 highlights from Snapchat CEO’s 6,000-word leaked memo on survival

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers 9 highlights from Snapchat CEO’s 6,000-word leaked memo on survival

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Adults, not teens. Messaging, not Stories. Developing markets, not the U.S. These are how Snapchat will make a comeback, according to CEO Evan Spiegel . In a 6,000-word internal memo from late September leaked to Cheddar’s Alex Heath, Spiegel attempts to revive employee morale with philosophy, tactics and contrition as Snap’s share price sinks to…

Facebook, Snapchat and the Dawn of the Post-Truth Era

Facebook, Snapchat and the Dawn of the Post-Truth Era

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Many, including me, have cited parallels between Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press and the internet. As with blogs and Facebook posts, the printing press meant written thought and communication, and its wide distribution, was no longer the exclusive province of an anointed clergy. The voiceless gained a voice, sparking the violent and centuries-long turmoil…