Snap to Partner with Parents

Like all social media platforms, Snap has had its share of mishaps with privacy and security. However, during an interview at WSJ Tech Live, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said, “We haven’t announced the name of this product yet, but we basically have a family center so that young people and their parents can use Snapchat together.” Continue Reading →
TikTok
Learning from her friends that TikTok view counts were all zeros, and thinking that this was a signal that TikTok was about to be banned, my friend's 12-year-old daughter ran up to her mom and excitedly said, "OMG! Will things go back to normal now?" Continue Reading →

Snap Stock Bounce Back

Shelly talks Snapchat
Shelly Palmer talks about Snapchat's stock skyrocketing today, up by 23% with Richard Quest on CNN’s Quest Means Business. Shelly and Richard also talk about Spotify's shares falling after earnings. Original Airdate: February 6, 2019 Continue Reading →

Apple Unveils Their New Phones

Apples New Phones
Shelly Palmer talks with Richard Quest and Rana Foroohar about Apple’s worst kept secret: The unveiling of their new phones – the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. Apple has definitely placed immense thought and technology behind these phones and Shelly discusses all the key features; namely, their A12 Bionic Chip, the augmented reality feature, and Dual Sim support (DsDs). Continue Reading →

Tech Earnings Report

Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer discusses tech earnings and the emerging privacy onslaught between Apple and Facebook on CNN’s Quest Means Business with Richard Quest. Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis about Snapmap, a new feature available on Snapchat. Can Snapchat users trust this new location based feature? Or should users disable the Snapmap feature? Original Airdate: June 27, 2017 Continue Reading →
Dani Mathers
Dani Mathers looked up and saw a woman who aesthetically offended her. She had a thought … a silent, personal thought. A hackneyed, pop-culture meme came to her: “If I can’t unsee this then you can’t either.” It was so clever! So witty. She lifted her smartphone. It’s a bit catty, but it’s sooo perfect. A quick Snap. It’s funny, right? She was done typing the caption before she finished thinking. Well, mean/funny … but it’s OK. A quick tap. It was over in an instant -- Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers's thought unleashed on an unsuspecting world. Clearly, we now have all the tools we need to use our thoughts to destroy ourselves -- and they are more powerful than you probably imagine. Continue Reading →
Snap Spectacles
Glassholes, rejoice! Your hopes and dreams are about to be fulfilled by a $129 pair of video-recording Spectacles that its creator calls a "toy." But while they are going to be super-fun to play with, Snap Inc.'s Spectacles are a serious brand extension for the company that created ephemeral visual conversation. Continue Reading →