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Snap’s Lens Studio now supports custom ML-powered Snapchat Lenses

Over the past few years, Snapchat’s growing collection of Lenses have been some of the best examples of smartphone-powered augmented reality, enabling users to effortlessly add facial modifications, environmental effects, and location-specific filters to their photos. Now parent company Snap is enabling creators to use self-provided machine learning models in Lenses, and hoping the initiative will […]

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Snapchat will no longer promote Trump after comments that incited ‘racial violence and injustice’

(Reuters) — Snap said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trump’s account in Snapchat’s Discover section, saying his incendiary comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content. “We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover,” […]